Stocks Register Small Gains Monday

NEW YORK (July 15, 2013)--Stocks inched a little higher Monday, giving the market its longest winning streak since January.

The Dow Jones industrial average got a boost from a big gain in Boeing after word that the cause of a fire in one of Boeing's 787s was not the plane's batteries, which had grounded the plane earlier.

The Dow gained 20 points, or 0.1 percent, to close at 15,484 Monday.

The Standard & Poor's 500 rose two points, or 0.1 percent, to end at 1,682.

Both indexes are at all-time highs, not counting inflation.

The Nasdaq rose seven points, 0.2 percent, to close at 3,607.

Banks rose after Citigroup beat analysts' earnings estimates.

Three stocks rose for every two that fell on the New York Stock Exchange where volume was very light at 2.6 billion shares.


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