(CNBC) U.S. equities closed mostly higher on Thursday as Wall Street digested former FBI Director James Comey's testimony.
The Dow Jones industrial average finished just 8 points higher for the day with Goldman Sachs contributing the most to gains. The average hit an intraday record, soaring more than 80 points midday, following the Comey comments, but gave up most of that increase by the close.
"There were no major bombshells from Comey's testimony," said Lindsey Bell, investment strategist at CFRA, adding the market experienced a small "relief rally" that pushed the 30-stock index to a new high.
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