Stocks snap five-day losing streak; Dow logs 200-point gain

Stocks ended higher on Monday as key equity benchmarks ended a five-day losing streak. The S&P 500 SPX, +1.47% rose around 1.5% to end near 2,783. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.79% advanced 200 points, or 0.8%, to finish around 25,651. The Nasdaq Composite COMP, +1.84% climbed 2% to end near 7,558. The market dealt with a modest bounce back in January’s retail sales, though December was revised to show an even sharper fall than previously reported. In corporate news, Boeing Co.’s BA, -5.33% shares fell 5.5%. after the crash of a 737 Max 8 airplane in Ethiopia on Sunday.

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