U.S. stocks rose again Monday as retailers and smaller companies rallied after a report showed strong orders last month for service-sector companies, where most Americans work. Representatives from the U.S. and China began another round of trade negotiations.
The S&P 500 index rose 17.75 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,549.69.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average picked up 98.19 points, or 0.4 percent, to 23,531.35.
The Nasdaq composite climbed 84.61 points, or 1.3 percent, to 6,823.47.