Stocks end higher on Yellen; records for Dow, S&P


Stocks closed higher on Thursday after investors found encouragement in a confirmation hearing for Federal Reserve chairwoman nominee Janet Yellen. The S&P 500 rose 8.62 points, achieving a record close. The Dow gained 54.59 points, or 0.4%, to end at 15,876.22, also scoring a record close.

The RBR Radio Index was up 6.090, or .8%, to 795.306.

The TVBR Television Index was down 5.154, or .6%, to 839.697.

Emmis, up 3.4%
Cumulus, up 2.7%
SBS, up 1.8%

Gray, down 2.5%
Entravision, down 1.5%
Nexstar, down 1.2%