Record Highs, Earnings, and Immigration Debate

By After the Bell FOXBusiness

Dow posts 27th record close of the year

Claman on Call: FBN's Liz Claman with an after-hours web exclusive on the markets, Gap's third-quarter results, Takata officials answering questions on Capitol Hill and President Obama's planned immigration executive action and ... the NFL's plans to relocate the Bills-Jets game this Sunday.

New record highs for U.S. stocks today - The Dow Jones Industrial Average posting its 27 record close of the year, ending the day above 17700 for the first time ever.

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The S&P 500 also ending the day at a record - led by gains in retail and energy.

Shares of Gap (GPS) falling after hours following the retailer’s reported third quarter revenues that missed Wall Street estimates while earnings per share slightly beat expectations.

Meanwhile, Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata facing tough questioning today - company officials testifying before the senate committee that's investigating millions of potentially deadly air bags. Takata's global quality chief apologized to the victims of faulty airbags, but stopped short of taking full responsibilityfor deaths linked to the scandal. Guests on the show included advocates for highway and auto safety president jackie gillan - who said she was shocked by  how little it is known about what the airbag problem is.

And immigration overhaul? President Obama unveiling executive action on immigration this evening- but is he overstepping the powers of his office or simply using presidential powers used by his predecessors? governors on both sides of the aisle- former Oklahoma governor frank Keating and former Kansas governor mark Parkinson..

And baby it's cold outside - so cold in fact that NFL spokesman Greg Aiello tweeting that Sunday’s jets-bills game will not be played in buffalo following public safety concerns over the cold weather in western New York - he has not disclosed alternative location be sure to check out all of today's interviews.

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