Stocks continued to push higher, setting more all-time highs for major U.S. indexes.
NEW YORK — Stocks continued to push higher, setting more all-time highs for major U.S. indexes.
Bond yields climbed Monday, helping to send banks and other financial companies higher. Citigroup rose 2.3 percent.
Apple closed at an all-time high.
In deal news, Zeltiq Aesthetics soared 13.2 percent after agreeing to be acquired by Allergan, which makes Botox, for $2.5 billion.
Phone companies fell after Verizon announced an unlimited data plan.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 12 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,328.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 142 points, or 0.7 percent, to 20,412. The Nasdaq composite rose 29 points, or 0.5 percent, to 5,763.
Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.43 percent.
Financial Markets Glance
Dow Jones Industrials
Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2328.25 +12.15
NYSE Index: 11,433.93 +56.21
Nasdaq Composite Index: 5763.96 +29.83
NYSE MKT Composite: 2462.88 —9.39
Russell 2000 Index: 1392.38 +3.54
Wilshire 5000 TotalMkt: 24,362.33 +113.42
NYSE consolidated volume: 3,238,856,318
Total number of issues traded: 3,078
Issues higher in price: 1,744
Issues lower in price: 1,210
Issues unchanged: 124