Specialist Ronnie Howard, center, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, March 28, 2013. The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed at a record high Thursda

 

              Specialist Ronnie Howard, center, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, March 28, 2013. The Standard & Poor
Specialist Ronnie Howard, center, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, March 28, 2013. The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed at a record high Thursday, beating the mark it set in October 2007. The S&P rose six points to 1,569, a gain of 0.4 percent, beating its previous record by four points. The index is still shy of its all-time trading high of 1,576. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)