U.S. stocks rose slightly on Thursday, with major indexes erasing mild early declines to turn positive an energy stocks extended a lengthy winning streak, although a bond yields kept a lid on gains.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 30 points, or 0.1%, to 24,798. The S&P 500 rose 6 points to 2,728, a rise of 0.2%. The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 17 points to 7,416, a gain of 0.2%.
The small-cap benchmark Russell 2000 index rose 0.6% on the day, moving further into record territory.
Source : Market Watch