The Dow Jones Industrial Average roared to new records on Friday and ended with weekly gains for the fifth time in a row.
Stocks are on track to close at fresh records on Friday as the health care sector makes a comeback after a bruising week.
Europoean stocks are set to gain again Thursday ahead of a key ECB policy meeting later in Frankfurt.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average's winning streak continued after closing higher for the 18th time in 22 sessions. The S&P 500 also hit a new record high.