Stimulated by positive economic data, U.S. stocks closed slightly higher on January 5. The Dow Jones industrial average closed at 11,722.89 points, up 31.71 points, or 0.27%; the Nasdaq composite index closed at 2,702.20 points, up 20.95 points, or 0.78%; Standard & Poor's 500 Index closed at 1,276.56 points, up 6.36 points, or 0.50% .
From the disk, the majority of stocks closed higher, financial stocks, technology stocks led the gains. Financial shares in, AIG rose 7.34% led the gains, the first capital of New York Mellon rose 4.21%, 3.46%; technology stocks, the NVIDIA rose 7.67%, OpenTable, Sprint rose 7.2%, 3.82% . Stocks in other sectors, rose 1.8%, Pepsi-Cola, Ford Motor rose 2.93%.