January was great for stocks — here are our top 5 performers for the month


Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., January 29, 2024. 

Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters

January was great for the stock market.

Benchmark gauges notched all-time highs, as stocks charged through a busy earnings season. The S&P 500 set records for five consecutive sessions late in the month. The Dow and Nasdaq 100, weighted more heavily on Big Tech, closed at milestone levels, too. The Nasdaq, however, still has some work to do to get back to record highs.

This article was originally published on CNBC