Dow Closes at Record High


Wall Street extended its record-setting ways today as the Dow joined the S&P 500 in taking out its 2015 all-time high and carving into previously untouched territory, USA TODAY reports.

All three major indexes gained 0.7% a piece, as the Dow jumped 121 points to a new all-time closing high and the S&P 500 built upon its record close notched today. The blue chips now stand at 18,347.67, about 35 points above the previous record set May 19, 2015.

The new mark for the S&P 500 is 2,152.14, a 15-point improvement on its Monday close.

Tuesday marked another milestone for the other major gauge, the Nasdaq composite, which climbed into positive territory for 2016 for the first time. The index is still about 3.6% under its record close. Read more at USA TODAY.





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