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Dow Jones Today Hits New Record as Healthcare Stocks Surge

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The Dow Jones and S&P 500 hit new records Tuesday, boosted by healthcare stocks. The Dow added 40 points after a fresh round of mergers and acquisitions fueled domestic optimism. Investors also grow more hopeful Japan's stimulus efforts will drive the world's third-largest economy out of recession.

Here's the scorecard from today's trading session, plus the day's top stories.

Dow Jones Today Gains 17 Points Despite Plunging Energy Stocks – Here's Why

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U.S. stock markets were mixed Monday as investors await the results of today's midterm elections. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 ended the day in the red. The Dow Jones today tacked on 17 points. With oil prices slumping more than 3% to multi-year lows Tuesday, energy stocks plunged again.

Here's today's scorecard, as well as the day's most important market notes...

Dow Jones Today Dips Slightly, Waiting on Tomorrow's Midterms

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Dow Jones Today: U.S. stock markets were mixed on Monday, although the Dow Jones and S&P 500 hit intraday records during today's session.

The market seems content to await the results of Tuesday's midterm elections and the upcoming October unemployment report on Friday.

Energy stocks took the biggest hit as oil prices slumped yet again. Here's what else you need to know...