S&P 500 closes at record after 5 days of gains


Stocks ended Thursday’s choppy session modestly higher, as the S&P 500 eked out a gain, finishing at a record level for the 21st time this year. The main benchmarks traded in negative territory most of the session, as investors paused after the biggest gain in 4 weeks on Wednesday. The S&P added 2.50 points, or 0.1%, to 1,959.48, near its intraday record high. The Dow gained 14.84 points, or 0.1%, to 16,921.46. The Nasdaq ended the day down 3.51 points, or 0.1% at 4,359.33.

The RBR Radio Index was down 2.965, or .3%, to 890.220.

The TVBR Television Index was down 14.468, or 1.7%, to 858.334.

Emmis, up 2.9%
Saga, up 2.5%
Cumulus, up 2.0%

Sinclair, down 4.3%
SBS, down 3.7%
Beasley, down 3.6%