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Stocks keep pushing higher in 2018, led by retailers<
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By STAN CHOE<
AP Business Writer<
NEW YORK (AP) - Rising retailers pushed U.S. stock indexes further into record territory on Friday, as the market's fabulous start to 2018 carried through its second week.
Interest rates also climbed after a report showed that a key component of inflation accelerated last month. But stocks absorbed the ...