Markets Right Now: Nasdaq composite sets an all-time high

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

4 p.m.

Stocks rose again on Wall Street, led by gains for technology companies, retailers and household goods makers.

The Nasdaq composite and an index measuring small-company stocks, which have both done well in recent weeks, each set all-time highs on Monday.

Google’s parent company, Alphabet, rose 1.5 percent and Microsoft added 0.9 percent. Facebook lagged behind.

Target, Walmart and Under Armour rallied. Energy companies fell along with the price of oil.

The S&P 500 rose 12 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,746.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 178 points, or 0.7 percent, to 24,813. The Nasdaq climbed 52 points, or 0.7 percent, to 7,606.

The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks also closed at an all-time high.

Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury rose to 2.94 percent.

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11:45 a.m.

Stocks are rising on Wall Street as technology companies, retailers and household goods companies gain ground.

Apple rose 1.1 percent and Google’s parent company Alphabet climbed 1.3 percent in midday trading Monday. Facebook lagged after the New York Times reported that the company shared user data with dozens of device makers.

Health care companies are mixed as investors react to results from studies of cancer drugs at a top medical conference.

The S&P 500 index rose 9 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,744.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 194 points, or 0.8 percent, to 24,829. The Nasdaq composite climbed 27 points, or 0.4 percent, to 7,581.

Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury rose to 2.92 percent.

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9:35 a.m.

Technology companies and banks are leading stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street, building on the markets gains from last week.

Microsoft rose 1 percent early Monday after announcing a deal

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