How major US stock indexes fared on Wednesday

By The Associated Press Markets Associated Press

The stock market inched a bit further into record territory Wednesday after teeter-tottering through the day. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose by just a sliver, but it was enough to extend its longest winning streak in months.

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On Wednesday:

The Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed 3.16 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,537.74.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 19.97 points, or 0.1 percent, to 22,661.64.

The Nasdaq composite picked up 2.92, or less than 0.1 percent, to 6,534.63.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks dipped 4.20, or 0.3 percent, to 1,507.76.

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For the week:

The S&P 500 is up 18.38 points, or 0.7 percent.

The Dow is up 256.55 points, or 1.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 38.67 points, or 0.6 percent.

The Russell 200 is up 16.90 points, or 1.1 percent.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is up 298.91 points, or 13.4 percent.

The Dow is up 2,899.04 points, or 14.7 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 1,151.51 points, or 21.4 percent.

The Russell 200 is up 150.63 points, or 11.1 percent.