Markets Right Now: Stock indexes rise for 4th straight day
NEW YORK (AP) - The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):
Stocks closed higher on Wall Street, giving the market its first four-day winning streak since September.
Technology companies and banks posted big gains Wednesday. Those stocks tend to benefit the most from economic growth.
Apple added 1.7 percent and Citigroup also rose 1.7 percent.
Energy companies benefited from the eighth straight gain in the price of oil.