Market recap: Stocks posted modest gains on the final day of a record smashing quarter, as the...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks posted modest gains on the final day of a record smashing quarter, as the S&P ended above its all-time closing high and the Dow's 11% gain was its best Q1 since 1998. Stocks stumbled briefly when the Chicago PMI fell short, but bargain hunters quickly swooped in. But in a warning sign, defensive shares such as utilities and healthcare led the pack, as they have for much of the rally.