& Poor's 500 index flirted with 1,900 on Tuesday.
The index crossed that level for the first time during early trading, before falling back. The index still ended the day fractionally higher, at a record high close.
Keurig Green Mountain was the biggest gainer in the S&P 500 index after Coca-Cola raised its stake in the coffee company.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 19.97 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,715.44.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 0.8 points, or 0.04 percent, to 1,897.45.
The Nasdaq composite fell 13.69 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,130.17.
For the week:
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 132.10 points, or 0.8 percent.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 18.97 points, or 1 percent.
The Nasdaq composite rose 58.29 points, or 1.4 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 138.78 points, or 0.8 percent.
The S&P 500 index is up 49.09 points, or 2.7 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 46.42 points, or 1.1 percent