NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose in quiet trading Monday as investors start to close the books on 2013.
Apple helped lift technology stocks.
The market has been moving broadly higher since last Wednesday, when the Federal Reserve said it will start pulling back on its stimulus program next month as the U.S. economy improves. Last week the government also raised its estimate for third-quarter economic growth to 4.1 percent, the fastest pace since 2011.
The market is heading…