: Stocks ended with small gains Monday, as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite moved further into record territory at the start of a week that features a meeting of Federal Reserve policymakers and a busy economic calendar, as well as a continued deluge of corporate earnings. The S&P 500 SPX, +0.11%
rose around 3 points, or 0.1%, to close near 2,943, according to preliminary figures, while the Nasdaq COMP, +0.19%
gained around 15 points, or 0.2%, to end near 8,162. The finish marked a second consecutive record close for both indexes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.04%
gained around 11 points to end near 26,554.