Brian Mackey, deputy director of research at Adviser Investments, has the market analysis for Friday, March 29. Major U.S. stockA financial instrument giving the holder a proportion of the ownership and earnings of a company. indexes advanced, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and NASDAQ up 0.8% and the S&P 500 gaining 0.7% . With a lack of headline domestic or geopolitical news, investors focused on solid economic fundamentals. Next week brings a full slate of meaningful data and reports: Retail sales, construction spending, manufacturing and service sector gauges, durable goods orders and car sales, jobs reports, average hourly earnings and consumer credit.