Stocks closed at more record highs on Wall Street, extending the market’s gains for the week.
The gains follow encouraging earnings reports from several big companies. Stocks, bonds, gold and a gauge measuring fear among traders made only modest moves Thursday, the first day of trading after President Donald Trump’s impeachment by the House of Representatives.
The S&P 500 rose 14.23 points, or 0.4%, to 3,205.37, a record.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 137.68 points, or 0.5%, to 28,376.96, a record.
The Nasdaq composite climbed 59.48 points, or 0.7%, to 8,887.22, a record.
The Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks picked up 5.36 points, or 0.3%, to 1,667.09.
For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 36.57 points, or 1.2%.
The Dow is up 241.58 points, or 0.9%.
The Nasdaq is up 152.34 points, or 1.7%.
The Russell 2000 is up 29.12 points, or 1.8%.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 698.52 points, or 27.9%.
The Dow is up 5,049.50 points, or 21.6%.
The Nasdaq is up 2,251.94 points, or 33.9%.
The Russell 2000 is up 318.53 points, or 23.6%.
The Associated Press