NEW YORK — Summer doldrums? Not on Wall Street.
The stock market notched another first on Monday as the Standard & Poor’s 500 index nudged briefly past the 2,000-point mark and closed with its second record high in a week.
The move was the latest milestone in a five-year rally for U.S. stocks, which are enjoying a late-summer revival after dipping earlier this month on concerns about rising geopolitical tensions in Russia and the Middle East.
All told, the S&P 500 added 9.52 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,997.92. It closed at a record last Thursday at 1,992.37.