The Dow industrials and S&P 500 ended at record levels Wednesday in a quiet, preholiday trading session. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 12.81 points, or 0.1%, to 17827.75.
Orders for U.S. business equipment such as machinery and electrical gear unexpectedly declined in October, a sign that recent increases in corporate investment may not persist.
The economy just posted its best six-month stretch in 11 years, the labor market is on a record streak of job creation and gas prices are falling.
A visitor takes a photo with a tablet in front of a Hewlett-Packard (HP) stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 27, 2014.
The drone market is increasing both for consumers and large businesses. After all, Amazon is looking to employ drones to deliver packages while smaller businesses develop consumer drones such as the Nixie.