How major US stock market indexes fared Thursday

Markets Associated Press

U.S. stocks finished slightly higher Thursday, led by technology companies and drugmakers. After a big move the day before, that was enough to take stocks back to record highs.

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On Thursday:

The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 3.02 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,510.06.

The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 40.49 points, or 0.2 percent, to 22,381.20.

The Nasdaq composite edged up 0.19 points to 6,453.45.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company added 3.97 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,488.79.

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For the week:

The S&P 500 is up 7.84 points, or 0.3 percent.

The Dow is up 31.61 points, or 0.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 26.53 points, or 0.4 percent.

The Russell 2000 is up 38.01 points, or 2.6 percent.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is up 271.23 points, or 12.1 percent.

The Dow is up 2,618.60 points, or 13.3 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 1,070.33 points, or 19.9 percent.

The Russell 2000 is up 131.66 points, or 9.7 percent.