(CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed mildly higher on Monday, with the Nasdaq at another record, as investors digested earnings reports.
"Greece is in the rear-view mirror. To me I think we've successfully transitioned from the global macro to the global micro," said Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Wunderlich Securities. "We've had a lot of people exceeding expectations."
The Nasdaq Composite ended up 8.7 points for its third record close in a row. The major averages turned higher in late morning trade, with the Nasdaq topping its intraday high set on Friday and the S&P 500 briefly rising above its all-time closing high but failing to close above it.
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