Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.
Saturday, December 3, 2016

Dow Tops 18,000 For First Time On Strong U.S. Growth

Dow Tops 18,000 For First Time On Strong U.S. Growth

New York (AFP) – The Dow stock index topped 18,000 for the first time on Tuesday, rising in the opening moments of trade following a strong report on U.S. economic growth.

Shortly after the market’s 1430 GMT open, the Dow stood at 18,008.57, up 49.13 points (0.27 percent).

The S&P 500 gained 6.26 (0.30 percent) to 2,084.80, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index added 10.48 (0.22 percent) at 4,791.90.

AFP Photo/Spencer Platt

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2014 The National Memo