Technology companies were high on the leaderboard again Tuesday as Wall Street extended its recent winning streak and headed for its third monthly gain in a row.
Health care stocks and companies that rely on consumer spending were also among the big gainers, while safe-play sectors like real estate and utilities stocks fell. Bond yields rose, a sign of investors’ increasing confidence in the prospects for economic growth.
The S&P 500 rose 13.43 points, or 0.4%, to 3,131.29.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 131.14 points, or 0.5%, to 26,156.10.