Small Gains Lift S&P 500 Again

Dow, Nasdaq also climb
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 8, 2019 3:25 PM CST
Small Gains Push Indexes Up
Specialist Gregg Maloney, left, and trader John Panin work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Stocks wobbled between small gains and losses Friday amid conflicting signals about how much progress is being made in resolving the US-China trade war, the AP reports. The modest gains were enough to send major indexes to more record highs. The S&P 500 closed out its fifth straight week of gains, matching its longest winning streak in two years. Disney rose 3.8% after reporting results that beat analysts' forecasts. The S&P 500 rose 7 points, or 0.3%, to 3,093. The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 6 points to 27,681. The Nasdaq rose 40 points, or 0.5%, to 8,475. (Read more markets stories.)

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