Technology companies helped pushed the stock market higher Monday, tacking more gains onto last week’s rally
Solid gains for technology companies pushed stocks higher Monday, tacking more gains onto last week’s rally.
Investors are still waiting to see whether Washington can get past its partisan divide to deliver more support for the economy.
The S&P 500 rose 57.09 points, or 1.6%, to 3,534.22.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 250.62 points, or 0.9%, to 28,837.52.
The Nasdaq composite gained 296.32 points, or 2.6%, to 11,876.26.
The Russell 2000 index of small company stocks picked up 11.51 points, or 0.7%, to 1,649.05.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 303.44 points, or 9.4%.
The Dow is up 299.08 points, or 1.1%.
The Nasdaq is up 2,903.65 points, or 32.4%.
The Russell 2000 is down 19.42 points, or 1.2%.