Us Shares Upward Push, Led By Means Of Media And Make Contact With Agencies

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are on track to set more records Thursday as media companies and phone companies rise.
Advertisement Continue reading the main storyLIKE IT: Facebook rose $8.45, or 5.2 percent, to $174.06 after it reported stronger-than-expected earnings.
A day ago, AT&T made its biggest move since 2008 after it reported stronger-than-expected earnings.
Its advertising revenue rose by nearly half from a year earlier, and Wall Street was pleased with the company’s spending forecasts.
Many more new wireless phone customers signed up for Verizon service than Wall Street had forecast.

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