A late push higher left stock indexes mostly higher and the Standard & Poor's 500 at another record high Thursday.<br />
It was the fifth straight gain for S&P 500.<br />
The market drifted between small gains and losses for much of the day before a slight recovery in the last half hour.<br />
The S&P 500 rose two points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,959.<br />
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 14 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,921. The Nasdaq composite lost three points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,359.<br />
Kroger rose 5 percent after the supermarket operator raised its earnings forecast for the year. American Apparel jumped 7 percent after the company's board said it would fire the CEO.<br />
Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.63 percent.<br />
A blustery winter storm dumped snow and ice across the West on Wednesday, making driving treacherous in the mountains from California to the Rockies and forcing residents and party-goers in some usually sun-soaked cities to bundle up for a frosty New Year's.
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