Dow, S&P 500 Finish 2014 Strong; Oil Underperformance Is Worst Since 2008
As trading wraps up on the last day of 2014, US Equity index returns have notched yet another year of positive gains.
For the sixth year in a row, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up, capturing 7.5 percent in gains.
The S&P 500 added 11.40 percent in 2014 and also completed its sixth straight year of gains (including the minimal return from 2011).
Most notably, oil futures closed the year with their worst performance since 2008, losing 45.36 percent in 2014.
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