The benchmark S&P 500 Index (NYSEARCA:SPY) also rose to new records, climbing 0.2% to 2,500.23.
The gauge ended previous year at 2,238.83, sailing past 2,300 on February 9 and crossed 2,400 three months later.
Graphics chip maker Nvidia Corp (NASDAQ:NVDA) was wanted, rising 6.3% to US$180 on the back of a price target rise by Evercore ISI to US$250 from US$180. That took the year-on-year increase to 1.9%, compared with a 1.7% rise in July.
The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 19.38 points, or 0.3%, to close at 6,448.47. The Standard & Poor's 500 index slid 0.1 percent to 2,495.62. Stocks briefly regained traction after the S&P 500 touched Wednesday's low and West Texas intermediate oil futures popped above $50 per barrel, but the momentum evaporated leaving the S&P and Nasdaq to retreat, while the Dow stayed propped up by Boeing.
Geopolitical issues remained in view after North Korea fired a missile over Japan (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/un-security-council-to-hold-emergency-meeting-after-latest-north-korean-missile-test-2017-09-14) for the second time in less than a month, defying rising worldwide efforts to force it to abandon course.
"Investors have been programmed to more or less ignore stuff with Korea".
TRADER TALK: "Risk-off sentiment is at the front and center of markets once again with North Korea's latest missile firing", said Jingyi Pan, market strategist at IG in Singapore.
'At least four dead' after M5 crash
Interstates England said the "early desire" is that the M5 "will stay shut in the two bearings late into tonight". South Western Ambulance Service Trust said a dozen ambulances and a critical care team were working at the scene.
The dollar index fell 0.37 percent, while the euro EUR= up 0.34 percent to $1.1958.
Energy firms were higher, but technology, health care and real estate companies weighed on the markets.
Reports showing an unexpected drop in USA retail sales last month and the first drop in industrial output since January, both in part due to the impact of Hurricane Harvey, were also largely shrugged off by the market. Separately, the Empire State factory gauge hit 24.4 in September, down slightly.
DEAL DEAD: Chipmaker Lattice Semiconductor wobbled after the USA government stopped its sale to a firm backed by the Chinese government because of national security concerns. Both readings included the impact of Hurricane Harvey.
August industrial production figures also fell well short of the mark, dropping by 0.9% month-on-month (consensus: 0.1%), according to figures from the Federal Reserve, as mining and utilities output.
"Valuations are stretched, but I don't believe we're in bubble territory. As we head into earnings season, there's a potential for the market to go even higher", Shah said. "Recent data have been mixed, but given the storms it's hard to read too much into it".
-Victor Reklaitis and Sue Chang contributed to this article.
Chesterfield Police, Henrico Police, Virginia State Police, and Capitol Police would be on hand in an effort to keep the peace. Rally organizers say they're cooperating with police and that they want the protest to remain peaceful.
Broward County hadn't identify this nursing home as a "top-tier, critical infrastructure" facility, he said. However, when she showed up to work, paramedics were barring the doors and telling her she could not enter.
In reply to a question, she said the leader of the ruling party is Nawaz Sharif and "all of us" are united under his leadership. The former first lady is under treatment for cancer in London. "Nisar calls me his daughter", she said.
Sunday's singles matches will feature Belgium's David Goffin against Nick Kyrgios, who has never lost to Goffin. Millman missed the first four months of the year with a groin injury but made it to the third round at the U.S.
The 70-year-old lasted just 13 matches since his appointment at the end of last season - he won only four of those games. Birmingham's next match on Saturday, 23 September is away to Rowett's current side, Derby County.
That tax would have raised about $50 million in the first year and $77 million in the second year of the budget. Still, there remain obstacles, including passing the House and getting approval from the governor, he admitted.
Brown told them it was still a little "like slavery" and was hard, but little by little Jamaica had become a good place. Loops News quoted Brown in an interview a year ago as reflecting on life following the emancipation of Jamaica .
No third party in NE: China on Japan FDI plan
The Bhartiya Janata Party on Saturday responded to China's objection to Japan showing interest in investment in Northeast. Hua had even said that India and China are now trying to seek a solution through negotiations.
The Texans Head To Cincinnati As Both Teams Eye Their First Win
Cincinnati won the first three games of the series including beginning in the Texans' inaugural year of 2002 until October 2005. Now he gets a chance to build from the ground up with his new starter under center, while Tom Savage takes on a backup role.
Fans react and predict Clemson-Louisville game
Lamar Jackson has started the 2017 season much the way he played most of the 2016 season in which he won the Heisman Trophy . Two series later, Clemson was in trouble after Ray-Ray McCloud's fumble left Auburn set up just 10 yards from a touchdown.
Coutinho & Sturridge start against Burnley
You can not create in each situation a finishing situation, but we did it absolutely often enough. Klopp explained: "I'm not happy, I'm angry with the result but pleased with the performance".
Slides: What to Watch For: Patriots vs. Saints
Brees actually has a winning record against the Patriots, and there's no doubt that he will give it his all tomorrow afternoon. In an interview that will air this weekend, the Patriots quarterback accepts the risks that come with playing football.
Kirk in contention at major championship in France
Park had been six over through just five holes in the rain and wind before play was abandoned and all scores wiped. The US Women's Open champion regrouped and had seven birdies and an eagle to lead the tournament by two shots.
Brathwaite's 8000-mile trip pays off as Windies beat England
Adil Rashid (3-25) and Liam Plunkett (2-27) put the brakes on West Indies' run spree once Gayle was run out in the seventh over. To celebrate the achievement, Gayle smashed the next delivery from Willey straight over his head and into the media centre.
Air Force Drops 29-13 Contest at #7 MI
Nordin then easily made a 49-yard field goal with only 4 seconds remaining in the second period to put MI up 9-6 at intermission. Running back Ty Isaac does have nine carries for 61 rushing yards, but MI is now being outrushed as a team by the Falcons.
Alphons stokes row over high oil prices
Meanwhile, the Congress is planning a nationwide agitation against the increase on central excise duty on petrol and diesel. Somebody who has a vehicle , bike etc is not starving. "That person is certainly not starving".