NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market crept higher Monday, and the Dow Jones industrial average was on track for its seventh straight day of gains.

The Dow rose 34 points to 14,432, an increase of 0.2 percent. The blue-chip index blew past its all-time high last Tuesday, then kept climbing to end the week up 2 percent.

Boeing was the Dow's top stock on Monday, rising nearly 2 percent. A Boeing executive reportedly said he's confident the aircraft maker has figured out a fix for the battery problems that have grounded the 787 Dreamliner.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged up four points, or 0.28 percent, to 1,555. The S&P 500 index, the most popular market measure for investment funds, is 10 points from its all-time closing high of 1,565 from October 2007.

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