U.S. stocks ended higher on Friday, with both the Dow and S&P 500 closing at records in a broad rally.
U.S. stocks are posting modest gains after a quiet, post-holiday day of trading.
U.S. stocks rose on Friday, with major indexes hitting records and on track for a second straight weekly advance, though trading was light with many traders still out for the Christmas holiday.
Shares were mostly higher in quiet trading Friday in Asia, as most markets in the region and across the globe were closed for Christmas holidays.
Stocks are closing mostly higher a day after the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 18,000 for the first time.
U.S. stocks ended a short session flat on Wednesday as investors found few reasons to push the Dow and S&P 500 to their sixth straight day of gains despite strength in biotechs and bullish...
The Dow hit 18,000 for the first time after the latest reading on the U.S. economy put growth at an 11-year high.
The Dow Jones industrial average is breaking through another milestone, closing above 18,000 points for the first time following more encouraging news on the U.S. economy.
Stocks are pushing further into record territory as the Dow Jones industrial average tops 18,000 points for the first time.
Major Asian stock markets fell Tuesday while Europe gained after Wall Street closed at record highs ahead of the Christmas trading break.