U.S. Stocks Eke Out Gains; Nasdaq Ends At Record

By Anora MahmudovaMarketWatch Pulse

The Nasdaq Composite notched modest gains and closed at a record for the third straight session on Monday. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average eked out gains to barely close higher as a modest rally fizzled out by the end of the session. The Nasdaq Composite rose 8.72 points, or 0.2% to 5,218.86, closing at a record. The S&P 500 ended 1.63 points, or 0.1%, higher at 2,128.27, less than 3 points below its all-time closing high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 13.96 points, or 0.1%, to 18,100.41.

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