Stocks End Higher with Consumer Discretionaries Leading the S&P


U.S. Stocks ended the day higher, with both the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 closing at record highs.

The consumer discretionary sector was the S&P's best performer. There were also a bunch of retailers hitting record highs, with Lowe's and Macy’s among them.

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Looking ahead to Tuesday, we will be receiving a second reading of the third quarter GDP performance at 8:30am eastern.

The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index will be released at 9am eastern.

Finally, the November Consumer Confidence Reading will come out at 10am eastern.

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