Moderna And Xilinx Lead The S&P 500 Higher Monday

U.S. indices were trading higher Monday as investors await the Fed's Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium this week. FDA approval of Pfizer's PFE COVID-19 vaccine has also possibly lifted sentiment amid growing COVID-19 concerns.

  • The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY gained 0.88% to $447.25
  • The SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust DIA gained 0.65% to $353.45
  • The Invesco QQQ Trust Series 1 QQQ finished higher by 1.5% to $373.23

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

Moderna Inc MRNA, Xilinx, Inc. XLNX and Occidental Petroleum Corporation OXY were among the top gainers for the S&P 500.

Pool Corporation POOL, Xcel Energy Inc XEL and Ameren Corp AEE were among the top losers for the SPY.

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