Dow Jones industrial average closes above 24000 points for the first time

Dow opens above 24000 for first time

Dow opens above 24000 for first time

The Dow Jones industrial average hit another milestone Thursday, topping 24,000 for the first time, CNBC reported. Aerospace company Boeing has done the best by far: its stock price has soared nearly 80 percent in 2017 as the global economy grows at a faster pace and the U.S.is poised to spend more money on defense.

The Senate was due to begin voting on amendments to the bill later on Thursday, with a final vote late in the evening or early Friday.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 1.84 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,544.14. However, it lagged the large-cap index gains, suggesting that expectations for tax cuts were not fully priced in. In mid-November, UBS analyst Keith Parker told FOX Business's Stuart Varney that tax cuts are not yet baked into the market. On a total return basis, this is the 13th straight month of gains.

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The Nasdaq Composite was up 58 points, or 0.8 percent, at 6,882, a day after posting its biggest one-day drop in more than three months as investors rotated out of technology stocks.

Some of the biggest gains were from petroleum-linked stocks, with Dow members ExxonMobil and Chevron both winning more than 1 per cent after OPEC agreed to extend a production agreement to boost oil prices.

The S&P 500 fell 0.3% to to 2553.59.

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Data that pointed to sustained increase in underlying price pressures and a drop in first-time applications for unemployment benefits last week also helped sentiment.

The Nasdaq is up 1,490.86 points, or 27.7 percent.

The jump from 23,000 to 24,000 took just 30 days of trading.

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Advancing issues outnumbered decliners on the NYSE by 1,916 to 947.

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