DOW Sets New Record

Dow touches 23,000 for the first time, closes at record

  • The Dow reached 23,000 for the first time. The index first closed above 22,000 on Aug. 2.
  • Boeing and Caterpillar were the biggest points contributors on the Dow since Aug. 2, when the index first broke above 22,000.
  • On Tuesday, the index was buoyed by UnitedHealth, which reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its full-year adjusted earnings forecast.

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