U.S. stocks climbed modestly on Monday, with the S&P 500 and Dow industrials closing at record levels. Trading volume on Wall Street has been thinner than usual, however. The S&P 500 closed 6.47 points, or 0.3%, higher at 2,129.20, setting record for the third session in a row. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 26.32 points, or 0.1%, to 18,298.88. The Nasdaq Composite ended the session up 30.15 points, or 0.6%, to 5,078.44.
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