Indices ended the session with gains on Friday, July 12, 2019. The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at all-time record heights. Technology brands including Apple, Microsoft, IBM and Cisco stepped up. In M&A action, industrial equipment maker Hillenbrand agreed to acquire plastics-processing gear manufacturer Milacron Holdings in a deal valued at $2 billion, including debt. Looking ahead, earnings reports from Netflix and J.B. Hunt Transport will be released next week.