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Dow, S&P close out May at record highs
Dow, S&P close out May at record highs

The stock market closed out May on a mostly higher note Friday, sending two out of the three major U.S. indexes to record highs. Trading was uneven, and indexes moved between small gains and losses for most of the day. A late push higher left the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 at all-time highs, but just barely. May was the best month for investors since February. The S&P rose 2.1 percent for the month, while the Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.8 percent and the Nasdaq rose 3.1 percent. “This market may have been choppy earlier in the year, but the trend is higher,” said Karyn Cavanaugh, a market strategist with Voya Investment...

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