After a four-month streak of lower gas prices took prices down to a nearly six-year low, gas prices have been climbing steadily for the last five week.
The last time the tech-laden Nasdaq stock index hit 5,000, Bill Clinton occupied the White House.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 are trading to new record highs.
The Nasdaq Composite last hit 5,000 during the tech bubble peak in March 2000
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending fell for a second straight month in January as households continued to cut back on purchases, opting to save much of the massive windfall from cheaper gasoline.