The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 indexes again set records Wednesday in a quiet day of trading. Machinery and equipment makers climbed after strong results from Deere, but technology companies fell.
The Dow rose 59.31 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 19,083.18.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index edged up 1.78 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 2,204.72.
The Nasdaq composite lost 5.67 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 5,380.68.
For the week:
The Dow is up 215.25 points, or 1.1 per cent.
The S&P 500 is up 22.82 points, or 1 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 59.17 points, or 1.1 per cent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 1,658.15 points, or 9.5 per cent.
The S&P 500 is up 160.78 points, or 7.9 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 373.27 points, or 7.4 per cent.