Dow Ends Day Up 85

S&P 500, Nasdaq also close higher
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 15, 2017 3:16 PM CDT

(Newser) – Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street, bringing more record high closes for major indexes, the AP reports. Materials companies, banks and oil and gas companies posted solid gains Monday. Halliburton rose 3.7%. Cybersecurity companies were also higher as companies began recovering from a global cyberattack that began last week. FireEye gained 7.5% and Symantec rose 3.2%. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 11 points, or 0.5%, to 2,402. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 85 points, or 0.4%, to 20,981. The Nasdaq composite increased 28 points, or 0.5%, to 6,149. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks climbed 11 points, or 0.8%, to 1,393. (Read more Dow Jones stories.)

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