US stock indexes closed slightly higher, led by gains in technology and consumer-focused companies, the AP reports. Both the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed at record highs Monday. Apple rose 1.4%, and Walmart climbed 1%. Elsewhere, energy companies fell along with the price of crude oil. Pioneer Natural Resources gave up 4.2%. In earnings news, Tyson Foods jumped 5.7% after issuing an upbeat forecast. Medical device company NxStage Medical jumped 28.2% after it agreed to be bought by Fresenius Medical Care. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 4 points, or 0.2%, to 2,480. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 25 points, or 0.1%, to 22,118. The Nasdaq composite rose 32 points, or 0.5%, to 6,383.