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RPT-BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Tech save

(Repeats from Friday with no changes to text. Adds chart) ** S&P 500 climbs 1.7%. Big Tech booms during pandemic, outweighs fiscal aid uncertainty ** Nasdaq gains, but it's huffing and puffing , amid an energy drain ** This as the SPX falls out of the gap, while the Dow's in a 50-day, Fibo-zone fight ** Additionally, chip stocks may soon turn glitchy on the charts, while it may be bristle or bust for the FANG index ** Most sectors advance: Tech and consumer discretionary clear winners, while energy, materials and financials slump ** Tech surges 5%. Qualcomm best in sector, up 19%, as chipmaker's future seems bright on 5G growth trends, settlement with Huawei. Apple soars after knockout qtr ** Real estate rallies 4.1%. Digital Realty hits fresh high after data center REIT's beat-and-raise qtr ** Consumer discretionary pops 2.1%. Amazon.com rises as pandemic-driven growth rate seen here to stay ** Communication services add 1.7%. Facebook leaps after social network smashes revenue estimates, forecasts ad growth despite unprecedented boycott. But Alphabet falls after co posts first-ever sales drop ** Industrials dip 0.2%. 3M falls as coronavirus crisis crimps sales ** Financials off 0.9%. Banks decline amid grim GDP data and as negotiations in Washington over pandemic relief stall ** Energy tumbles 4.2%. Oil major Chevron drops Fri on loss due to multibillion-dollar writedowns along with rival Exxon Mobil Corp as it confirms deeper spending cuts ** Meanwhile, individual investor optimism hits a more than 4-year low ** SPX performance YTD: (Lance Tupper and Terence Gabriel are Reuters market analysts. The views expressed are their own)