US STOCKS-Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs; S&P up for 6th day

viernes 20 de junio de 2014 17:33 GYT

* 330 stocks hit new 52-week highs on the NYSE

* Dow's intraday record high not far from 17,000

* Oracle slides, CarMax soars after results

* RadioShack hits lifetime low, under $1 per share

* Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq up 0.2 pct (Updates with Dow approaching 17,000 level)

By Angela Moon

NEW YORK, June 20 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Friday, driving the Dow and the S&P 500 to close at record highs as the shares of 330 companies hit 52-week highs on the New York Stock Exchange.

The S&P 500 scored its third record closing high in a row while the Dow surpassed its previous record close on June 10. The blue-chip index hit an all-time intraday high at 16,978.02, coming close to the 17,000 mark.

For the week, the three major U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent as investors brushed off geopolitical concerns about Iraq and focused on the Federal Reserve's comments indicating that it will keep interest rates low for a long period of time.   Continuación...