Stocks continue to grind higher after a stellar three-day run last week with little news to spur action and trading at below-average volume.
Stocks are slightly higher on Monday as crude oil prices overshadow positive sentiment surrounding the Fed.
The S&P 500 is flat as energy stocks drag on the benchmark index.
Stock futures drift higher on Monday, extending a three-day run that saw the S&P 500 nudge higher to a new record close last week.
The Federal Reserve triggers a three-day rally which sees major indexes jump more than 3% over the past five sessions.
Stocks are higher Friday, with the energy sector leading the S&P 500's gains.
Stocks were rising slightly, with energy stocks the leading gainers.
Positive vibes over the Federal Reserve's cautious approach to interest rates spills over into Friday's session.
The markets and crude oil finally break apart after weeks in lockstep as stocks soar even as commodity prices continue a steep decline.
Stocks hold onto soaring gains through to Thursday's afternoon session.