How major US stock indexes fared on Friday

How major US stock indexes fared on Friday

Rising retailers pushed U.S. stock indexes further into record territory on Friday, as the market's fabulous start to 2018 carried through its second week.On Friday:The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 18.68 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,786.24.The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 228.46, or 0.9 percent, to 25,803.19.The Nasdaq composite rose 49.28, or 0.7 percent, to 7,261.06.The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks gained 5.18, or 0.3 percent, to 1,591.97.For the week:The S&P 500...