Friday, April 04 15:24:48
U.S. stocks opened higher today, putting both the Dow and S and P 500 at record levels after the March payrolls report suggested the economy may be gaining momentum.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 44.12 points, or 0.27 percent, at 16,616.67. The Standard and Poor's 500 Index was up 7.59 points, or 0.40 percent, at 1,896.36. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 24.49 points, or 0.58 percent, at 4,262.23.
For the week, the Dow is up 1.8 percent, the S and P is up 2.1 percent and the Nasdaq is up 2.5 percent.