NEW YORK, July 14 (Reuters) – The Dow and S&P 500 hit record
closing highs on Friday after weak economic data dulled
prospects of more interest rate hikes this year.
Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones Industrial
Average rose 84.65 points, or 0.39 percent, to 21,637.74,
the S&P 500 gained 11.44 points, or 0.47 percent, to
2,459.27 and the Nasdaq Composite added 38.03 points, or
0.61 percent, to 6,312.47.
(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Nick Zieminski)