Adviser Investments’ Chief Investment Officer Jim Lowell has the market analysis for Monday, April 8. Major U.S. stockA financial instrument giving the holder a proportion of the ownership and earnings of a company. indexes closed with minimal movement and mixed results today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.3% and the S&P 500 and NASDAQ up 0.1% and 0.2%, respectively. This marks the eighth consecutive day of gains for the S&P 500, putting the index within 1.3% of its all-time high. Meanwhile, crude oil prices reached a five-month peak at more than $64/barrel as a result of ongoing tension in Libya and OPEC production cuts.