Stocks rose to record levels on Friday, notching another weekly advance, as traders shook off a disappointing U.S. jobs report.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher by 248.74 points, or 0.8%, at 30,218.26. The S&P 500 gained 0.9% to end the day at 3,699.12, and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.7% to 12,464.23. All three of major indexes posted intraday and closing record highs.
Chevron and Caterpillar rose 3.9% and 4.3%, respectively, to lead the Dow higher. Energy was the best-performing S&P 500 sector, gaining 5.4%.