U.S. stocks swept to fresh records as investors turned more bullish on a trade deal with China and focused on rosy consumer data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.08% closed about 222 points, 0.8%, higher, just above 28,000. The S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.12% jumped 24 points, 0.8%, to close at about 3,120. The Nasdaq was about 62 points, 0.7%, higher at the close, at 8,541. Shares of J.C. Penney Co. Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204684963/composite JCP -4.39% jumped after beating earnings expectations for the recent quarter.