NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks made the tiniest of gains Friday as media companies and sellers of beauty products and food ticked higher. Major indexes added to their winning streak and record highs.
In the trailing week, the S&P 500 Index has risen 2.1%. Between May 18 and May 25, US crude oil July futures fell 1.5%, while natural gas July futures fell 0.2%.
The pound fell to below $1.29 after a poll showed the Conservative Party’s lead ahead of next month’s election is slipping. Meanwhile, the dollar is weaker ahead of a clutch of data.