U.S. stock markets ended the week broadly flat, with Dow Jones down 0.37%, the S&P 500 unchanged and the NASDAQ up 0.18%. The MCSI Emerging Markets Index rose 2.42%.
Big gainers in your Bull Market Alert portfolio included Avista Corporation (AVA), which added 4.30%; Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM), which moved up 3.36%; Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG), which rose 2.66%; and the iShares MSCI Emerging M
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