Markets Close At New All-Time Highs Yet Again

The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY reached another intraday all-time high of $411.66 before closing 0.73% higher at $411.49.

The major indices are trading higher amid a rebound in tech stocks. Additionally, Federal Reserve minutes from its March meeting indicated policies would remain in place until certain economic conditions improve.

Invesco QQQ Trust Series 1 QQQ finished higher by 0.61% at $337.11. The SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust DIA reached an intraday all-time high of $338.06 before finishing higher by 0.81% at $337.86.

Here are the day's winners and losers from the QQQ, according to data from Benzinga Pro.

The leaders for the S&P 500 were in large part from retail, clothing and fashion at large: PVH Corp PVH, Tapestry Inc TPR and Gap Inc GPS.

On the flip side, names energy and travel including United Airlines Holdings Inc UAL Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation COG and Pioneer Natural Resources Co PXD took a step back and were among the top losers in the SPY. 

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