Dow Ends Day Up 142

S&P 500, Nasdaq also close higher
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 13, 2017 3:07 PM CST
Anthony Rinaldi, left, and Fred DeMarco follow stock prices, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at the New York Stock Exchange.   (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

(Newser) – Stocks continued to push higher, setting more all-time highs for major US indexes, the AP reports. Bond yields climbed Monday, helping to send banks and other financial companies higher. Citigroup rose 2.3%. Apple closed at an all-time high. In deal news, Zeltiq Aesthetics soared 13.2% after agreeing to be acquired by Allergan, which makes Botox, for $2.5 billion. Phone companies fell after Verizon announced an unlimited data plan. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 12 points, or 0.5%, to 2,328. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 142 points, or 0.7%, to 20,412. The Nasdaq composite rose 29 points, or 0.5%, to 5,763. (Read more Dow Jones stories.)

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