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RPT-BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: High level flirting

·1 min read

(Repeats from Friday with no changes to text. Adds chart) ** S&P 500 flirts with record high, but falls short, finishes up 0.6%. This as data show U.S. economy still hurting and fiscal stimulus deal remains elusive ** Most sectors climb: Industrials and energy surge, while bond-proxies real estate and utilities fade ** Industrials jump 3.1%. Airlines take off after TSA reports pickup in security screening ** Consumer discretionary up 1.6%. Casino stocks rise as Macau to partially resume tourist visas. Wynn Resorts and MGM Resorts International both rally ~15% ** Tech edges up 0.1%. Apple inches closer to $2 trln market cap. Applied Materials gains Fri after semiconductor equipment maker signals improving demand with robust forecast. But Cisco is worst SPX performer, slumps 10%, as qtrly forecast disappoints and co lays out restructuring plan ** Real estate falls 1.8%. Though Simon Property Group advances on report of turning mall space into Amazon.com distribution centers, even as SPG's profit disappoints amid coronavirus-led lockdowns ** Utilities dim 2.1%. Exelon drops after major explosion in Baltimore neighborhood ** Meanwhile, Tesla races higher after announcing 5-for-1 stock split aiming to make its shares more accessible to retail investors. And individual investor bulls charge forth ** SPX performance YTD: (Lance Tupper is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own)