Stocks Rise Despite Home Sales Report

(New York, NY) -- The S&P 500 is at a new all-time high at the end of the first trading day of the week. It closed at 19-98 today, a gain of ten points. It had crossed the two-thousand threshold earlier in the day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 76 points today to 17-077. The Nasdaq grew 19 points to 45-57.