The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed modestly higher to end above 19,000 for the first time ever on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 also closed at a fresh record, above 2,200 for the first time. Tuesday's gains were broad-based, with 10 of the 11 main sectors finishing with gains. The S&P 500 gained 4.75 points, or 0.2%, to 2,202.93, scaling a major psychological level. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 67.18 points, or 0.4%, to 19,023.87. The Nasdaq Composite ended the session up 17.49 points, or 0.3%, at 5,386.35, also a record. The Russell 2000 index rose 9.05 points, or 0.7%, to 1,331.31, rising for a 13th consecutive day, according to preliminary FactSet data. For the second consecutive session, all the main indexes closed at records.
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