Dow closes above 19,000 for first time ever

Dow closes above 19,000 for first time ever
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The Dow Jones industrial average on Tuesday closed at a record high, shattering the 19,000 mark for the first time in its 120-year history.

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The Standard & Poor's 500 index likewise rose by 0.2 percent, closing at a record high of 2202.94 points, according to USA Today.
 
Nasdaq also reached an all-time closing high of 5386.35, while Russell 2000 rose by 0.9 percent.
 
The stock market has been moving in a positive direction since Donald TrumpDonald TrumpBiden heading to Kansas City to promote infrastructure package Trump calls Milley a 'f---ing idiot' over Afghanistan withdrawal First rally for far-right French candidate Zemmour prompts protests, violence MORE's victory on Nov. 8, with many investors welcoming the pro-business rhetoric of the president-elect and the GOP-controlled Congress.
 
Throughout his presidential campaign, Trump has promised to rebuild the American economy and strengthen U.S. businesses by renegotiating global trade deals.