(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks touched all-time highs and the dollar’s slide deepened on Thursday as investors monitored negotiations on fresh fiscal support from Washington.The benchmark S&P 500 reached a record high for third consecutive day before paring the rise, with energy, industrial and real estate leading gainers. Boeing Co. jumped after saying it sealed a landmark order for its 737 Max jet from Ryanair Holdings Plc. Meanwhile, the Institute for Supply Management’s index showed service industries expanded at healthy pace in November.“We continue to see the push-pull of short-term versus long-term,” said Chris Gaffney, president of world markets at TIAA Bank, said by phone. “We’re seeing investors still pretty confident in the ability of the global economy to continue to recover.”All major indexes for U.S. equities -- the S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Russell 2000 and the Nasdaq Composite Index -- surpassed their previous closing records. Such synchronized highs were last seen in January 2018.Investor focus has turned to a Democratic proposal to break the stimulus deadlock that could provide a potential driver to the rally. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that it was “heartening” that Democrats embraced a smaller price tag for a stimulus package but gave no indication he was willing to raise his own offer to get a deal.“The market continues to keep its fingers crossed for a stimulus package, no matter what the size,” said CFRA Research’s Chief Investment Strategist Sam Stovall. “Investors just want to know if Biden can ‘reach across the aisle’ and sway the Republicans. That would offer optimism for additional actions from a working relationship between the parties once he is sworn in.”While markets advanced up in Asia, European shares were mixed. Britain’s pound more than recouped Wednesday’s drop as traders took in stride France’s threat to veto a Brexit deal.The dollar added to its slump this week that has sent the euro, Australian dollar and the Korean won to their highest levels versus the greenback in more than two years, and the Swiss franc to its strongest since 2015.Oil edged higher as OPEC+ reached an agreement to ease its oil-output cuts next year more gradually than previously planned, giving a fragile market more time to absorb the extra supply.These are some key events coming up:The U.S. employment report on Friday is expected to show more Americans headed back to work in November, though at a slower pace than October.German factory orders for October are due Friday.Here are some of the main moves in markets:For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.