Dow Hits 19,000 For The First Time As Stocks Open Higher

By Anora MahmudovaMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened opened higher, trading above 19,000 for the first time ever, while the S&P 500 traded above 2,200 shortly after the opening bell on Tuesday. The S&P 500 opened 5 points, or 0.2%, higher at 2,202. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 45 points, or 0.2%, to 19,002. The Nasdaq Composite began the session up 16 points, or 0.3%, at 5,385.

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