Stocks ends at records as economic data bolsters bull case
U.S. stocks closed at record highs Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, as brighter economic data cheered investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed about 43 points, 0.2%, higher, at abuot 28,166. The S&P 500 added about 13 points, 0.4% to 3,153. The Nasdaq was up about 57 points, 0.7%, to about 8,705. Shares of Under Armour Inc. rose nearly 6% after an analyst upgrade despite the ongoing federal investigation into the company's accounting practices.