S&P 500, Dow rise to record closing highs


Stocks ended higher on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials climbing to record closing highs after upbeat economic data and earnings from corporations including UnitedHealth Group topped expectations. The S&P 500 rose 8.46 points to 1,689.37, its 21st record close this year. The Dow climbed 78.02 points to 15,548.54, its 27th record close this year.

The RBR Radio Index was up 4.623, or .6%, to 694.070.

The TVBR Television Index was up 3.506, or .5%, to 752.999.

SBS, up 2.4%
Gray, up 2.3%
Entravision, up 1.8%

LIN TV, down 1.5%
CC Media, down 1.4%
Nexstar, down 1.1%