NEW YORK (AP) — Large technology and health care companies and smaller U.S.-focused firms rose again Friday as stocks finished the third quarter at record highs.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index climbed 9.30 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,519.36.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained of 23.89 points, or 0.1 percent, at 22,405.09.
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The Nasdaq composite surged 42.51 points, or 0.7 percent, to 6,495.96.
The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks edged up 2.08 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,490.86.
For the week:
The S&P 500 rose 17.14 points, or 0.7 percent.
The Dow added 55.50 points, or 0.2 percent.
The Nasdaq advanced 69.04 points, or 1.1 percent.
The Russell 2000 jumped 40.08 points, or 2.8 percent.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 280.53 points, or 12.5 percent.
The Dow is up 2,642.49 points, or 13.4 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 1,112.84 points, or 20.7 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 133.73 points, or 9.9 percent.