The Nasdaq notched the biggest monthly gain at 7.1 percent. But the S&P 500’s 5.5 percent performance marked its best monthly increase since October 2011 and a turnaround from its 3.1 percent slide in January. The Dow rose 5.6 percent for the month.
The Nasdaq notched the biggest monthly gain at 7.1 percent. But the S&P 500’s 5.5 percent performance marked its best monthly increase since October 2011 and a turnaround from its 3.1 percent slide in January. The Dow rose 5.6 percent for the month. File photo by Mark Lennihan The Associated Press
The Nasdaq notched the biggest monthly gain at 7.1 percent. But the S&P 500’s 5.5 percent performance marked its best monthly increase since October 2011 and a turnaround from its 3.1 percent slide in January. The Dow rose 5.6 percent for the month. File photo by Mark Lennihan The Associated Press

Stocks end their best month since 2011 with declines

February 27, 2015 4:46 PM