In an effort to extend Wall Street’s winning streak from the end of August to five sessions, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased on Thursday, the final trading day of the month.
The Dow increased by 0.4%, or 136 points. The Nasdaq Composite and the S&P 500 both saw gains of 0.2%.
Salesforce increased the Dow’s performance. After the software company disclosed Wednesday fiscal second-quarter results and third-quarter guidance that surpassed analysts’ expectations, shares increased more than 5%.