Summer doldrums? Not on Wall Street. The stock market notched another first on Monday as the Standard & Poor's 500 index nudged briefly past the 2,000-point mark and closed with its second record high in a week.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market paused Friday, following four days of gains, after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure about how the nation's most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in the coming months.
News that U.S. employers added workers at a good clip for the fourth month in a row helped send the stock market higher Friday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index notched another record high, its eighth in the past 10 days.