US stocks end higher, helped by gold miners

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July 22, 2013 AT 5:01 PM
The stock market is closing at a record high despite a disappointing quarterly performance from McDonald's.But the price of gold broke above the $1,300 mark for the first time in a month, and gave mining stocks a lift. Gold rose $43.10, or 3 percent, to $1,336 an ounce.