BUSINESS, Commerce

U.S. Stocks Jump To Record Levels

The S&P 500 rose 0.4 percent to a record 2,316.47 at 4 p.m. in New York, for a weekly advance of 0.8 percent. Industrial shares rose the most in the week, followed by consumer-discretionary shares.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq Composite Index also closed at records. The Russell 2000 Index of small caps capped its first all-time high of the year.

Carol Maye, Readers Bureau, Fellow

Edited by Jesus Chan

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