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.