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Stocks manage small gains; Dow and Standard & Poor's 500 index renew records; CarMax soars

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    Trader Robert McQuade works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, June 20, 2014. Stocks are slightly higher in early trading as the market heads for a week of solid gains. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)


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    Former New York Rangers hockey player and general manager Mark Messier, center, looks over the New York Stock Exchange trading floor, Friday, June 20, 2014 before opening bell ceremonies to mark the first day of trading of Performance Sports Group, Friday, June 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)


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    Trader Thomas Ferrigno works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, June 19, 2014. A late push higher left stock indexes mostly higher and the Standard & Poor's 500 at another record high. The S&P 500 rose two points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,959 while the Dow Jones industrial average rose 14 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,921. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)


NEW YORK -- Stocks held on to small gains today, enough to mark the latest record high closes for major indexes.

The market notched another weekly increase. The Standard & Poor’s 500 ended the week up 1.4 percent and has risen five out of the last six weeks.

CarMax vaulted 17 percent after the auto dealership operator reported strong earnings growth.

The S&P 500 rose three points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 1,962 today.

The Dow Jones industrial average gained 25 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,947.

The Nasdaq rose eight points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,368.

The Dow and S&P 500 are at record highs. The Nasdaq is still well below its dot-com era peak of just over 5,000 points.

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.61 percent.

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