A Goldilocks U.S. jobs report for July helped stocks end last week on a positive note.
Stocks were mostly higher last week but some high-profile tech names took a hit.
A lot of investors and traders appeared to be on vacation last week based on the overall lack of movement in stock prices, although those that were around were selling long-term bonds.
Stocks continued to head higher to open the second half of the year.
U.S. stocks got off to a positive start to the second half of the year, helped by another strong jobs report.
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Stocks ended June with weekly losses but were mostly higher for the first half.