S&P, Dow inch up to set records

Posted: July 13, 2013 at 3:22 a.m.

Specialist Joseph Dreyer, center, and trader Sean Spain, right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, July 12, 2013. The U.S. stock market rally that led to record highs on Thursday has stalled. Major indexes were little changed in morning trading Friday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

After spending most of Friday flat or down, stocks rallied at the last minute and closed slightly higher, just enough to post new record highs for the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index.

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Business, Pages 28 on 07/13/2013