U.S. stocks opened higher on the last day of July, with the Dow hitting a record high, as investors remained optimistic about second-quarter corporate earnings and ahead of economic data.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 37.48 points, or 0.17 percent, to 21,867.79.
The S&P 500 .SPX gained 4.29 points, or 0.173537 percent, to 2,476.39.
The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 18.57 points, or 0.29 percent, to 6,393.25.
This article is for general information purposes only. It is not investment advice or a solution to buy or sell securities. Opinions are the authors; not necessarily that of OANDA Corporation or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers or directors. Leveraged trading is high risk and not suitable for all. You could lose all of your deposited funds.