How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

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Posted: Jul 18, 2016 4:45 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks inched higher Monday, enough to send the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record close for the fifth time in six days. Technology and financial stocks led the way.

On Monday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 16.50 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,533.05.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 5.15 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,166.89.

The Nasdaq composite added 26.19 points, or 0.5 percent, to end at 5,055.78.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,108.02 points, or 6.4 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 122.95 points, or 6.0 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 48.37 points, or 1.0 percent.