Dow, S&P 500 Records - Numbers to Watch Ahead of Fed Decision

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In the event that stocks rally in reaction to the FOMC decision Wednesday, it’s possible that we’ll see new highs in the S&P 500 and possibly the Dow Jones Industrial Average as well.  

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Ahead of Wednesday’s opening bell the S&P is sitting just 4.91 points, or 0.29%, below its record high.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average is 128.63 points, or 0.82%, away from its highest close.  The NASDAQ Composite is at its highest since September 2000.  The small-cap Russell 2000 finished yesterday at an all-time high.  

Here are the numbers to watch:
 
DJIA
Record closing high: 15658.36 on August 2, 2013
Record intraday high: 15658.43 on August 2, 2013

S&P 500
Record closing high: 1709.67 on August 2, 2013
Record intraday high: 1709.67 on August 2, 2013

Nasdaq Composite
Record closing high: 5048.62 on March 10, 2000
Record intraday high: 5132.52 on March 10, 2000

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