Shares of technology companies rose amid strong earnings.
Google parent Alphabet rallied and tested all-time highs after it reported brisk growth in third-quarter advertising sales.
Microsoft shares rallied after the software giant's fiscal first-quarter results topped Wall Street targets.
"Microsoft represents a rare secular growth story in software with room for multiple expansion," said analysts at brokerage Morgan Stanley, pointing to the "operational discipline to grow margins."
Shares of Tesla rose after a report that rental car chain Hertz Group plan to supply as many as 50,000 to ride-hailing service Uber Technologies, beginning as soon as next week.
Carvana shares ticked up as the online car dealership struck a deal with Hertz to support direct-to-consumer sales. Federal Trade Commission staffers have begun looking into disclosures that Facebook's internal company research had identified ill effects from its products, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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