Stocks edge up to records again


Stocks mostly inched higher Wednesday, building slightly on the prior day’s sizeable advance, as a better-than-expected report on private-sector hiring underscored the economy’s recent strength. The Dow rose 20.17 points, or 0.1%, to end at 16,976.24, putting it once again within striking distance of 17,000, while the S&P nudged up 1.30 points, or 0.1%, to finish at 1,974.62. The Nasdaq bucked Wednesday’s positive trend, falling 0.92 points, or less than 0.1%, to close at 4,457.73.

The RBR Radio Index was up 1.917, or .2%, to 949.541.

The TVBR Television Index was up 4.481, or .5%, to 963.473.

Beasley, up 4.5%
Gray, up 2.4%
CBS, up 2.2%

Radio One, down 4.2%
CC Media, down 2.1%
Entravision, down 2.0%