Last Friday, stocks closed on more record highs. The S&P 500 rose 1.41% and the Dow climbed 1.04%-both closing at new peaks. The NASDAQ reported a 2.58% gain and the MSCI EAFE posted a 2.38% increase. Despite continuing headlines from Washington, the markets remain productive and strong. New Q2 numbers also rolled in last week, giving us a clearer picture of what happened from April through June.