Three major indexes have their best five-day run in at least a month. This probably won't prevent them from ending August in the negative.
Dow Jones Market Data
The Dow's gains of 2.4% over the last five sessions are its highest since July 24.
Nasdaq has experienced its steepest rise since June 1 with a 4.6% increase.
The S&P's 3.3% increase is the best since April 3.