How major US stock indexes fared on Monday

October 16, 2017

U.S. stocks finished slightly higher Monday, extending a record-setting run for the stock market into a sixth straight week. Financial and technology stocks had some of the biggest gains. Energy companies also rose along with crude oil prices. Health care stocks declined the most.

On Monday:

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index added 4.47 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,557.64.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 85.24 points, or 0.4 percent, to 22,956.96.

The Nasdaq composite gained 18.20 points, or 0.3 percent, to 6,624.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks inched up 0.02 points to 1,502.68.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is up 318.81 points, or 14.2 percent.

The Dow is up 3,194.36 points, or 16.2 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 1,240.89 points, or 23.1 percent.

The Russell 2000 is up 145.55 points, or 10.7 percent

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