S&P 500 clos­es above 5,000 for first time in lat­est Wall Street mile­stone

More gains for U.S. stocks on Fri­day sent Wall Street to its lat­est record, mile­stone and win­ning week.The S&P 500 rose 0.6% and fin­ished a day above the 5,000 lev­el for the first time. It’s the 10th record in less than a month for the index, which closed its 14th win­ning week in the last 15 to con­tin­ue a romp that began around Hal­loween.
The Nas­daq com­pos­ite jumped 1.2% to pull with­in 0.4% of its own all-time high, which was set in 2021. The Dow Jones Indus­tri­al Aver­age was a lag­gard a day after set­ting i …