S&P; 500 Rises As Shares Appearance Cap A Sturdy First-1/2 Overall Performance

The Dow, S&P and Nasdaq were all lower for the week as technology stocks have rolled over.
The index has gained 8.3 percent this year, putting it on track for its biggest first-half gains since 2013, when it gained 12.6 percent.
The S&P 500 rose 0.2 percent, with industrials and consumer discretionary leading advancers.
The tech-heavy index has easily outperformed the Dow and the S&P this year, surging 14.2 percent and was tracking for its largest first-half gains since 2009.
Investors expect bank stocks to lead for the second half of the year 1 Hour Ago | 03:31U.S. equities traded mostly higher on Friday as Wall Street looks to cap a strong first-half performance.

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