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When Will the Dow Jones Industrial Average Hit 17,000?

Dow Jones Industrial Average

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at another record high yesterday (Monday) at 16,943.10, prompting many to speculate when the Dow will hit 17,000.

Money Morning's Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald joined FOX Business' "Varney & Co." yesterday (Monday) and told viewers when he thinks the Dow Jones Industrial Average will eclipse 17,000 for the first time.

He also discussed why the markets are continuing higher and what it will take to push the Dow to another record high.

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Dow Jones Today: Markets Moving on GM, RSH, TWC News

Dow Jones Today

Dow Jones today, June 10, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit another record on Monday, while the S&P 500 rose even closer to the 2,000 level. Markets are still reacting positively to last week's jobs report and expected stimulus measures by the European Central Bank. Despite the strong uptick, U.S. futures are indicating a retreat this morning from record levels.

Here’s the top news moving the Dow Jones today:

May Jobs Report Leads the Dow Jones Today

Dow Jones Today

Stock market news today, June 6, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached a record high again on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced plans to cut interest rates and possibly consider stimulus efforts. The ECB slashed its main refinancing rate to a historic low from 0.25% to 0.15%. It also cut its deposit rate to -0.1%.

Here are the top stories to watch to make your Friday profitable:

Dow Jones Futures Climb Today Ahead of Big Financial News

Stock market news today, June 5, 2014: Dow Jones futures pointed toward a 0.02% gain on Thursday ahead of the highly anticipated policy statement from the European Central Bank (ECB). The rise comes fresh off of yesterday's (Wednesday's) notable surge, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a new intraday high and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index hit its 16th record high of the year.

Here’s what you should know to make your Thursday profitable...

Dow Jones Futures Higher Today Following Friday's Record-Breaking Session

Dow Jones futures

Dow Jones futures today, June 2, 2014: Dow Jones futures were up this morning (Monday) after the Dow Jones Industrial Average squeezed out a record-breaking close on Friday. The Standard and Poor's 500 followed suit, setting up for a positive start today following its own record-high on Friday. Nasdaq futures were also higher before market open.

Here’s what you should know to make your Monday profitable:

Dow Jones Today to Ride High on Positive Economic Data

Dow Jones today

Dow Jones today, May 28, 2014: The Dow Jones Today (Wednesday) will likely continue to benefit from positive economic data released earlier in the week, including growing consumer confidence and expansion in the U.S. service sector.

Tuesday saw the Dow close up nearly 70 points, while the S&P 500 hit a new record.

Here are the top stories affecting the Dow Jones today and other U.S. markets...

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Is Up on Home Sales and These Top Stories

Dow Jones Industrial Average

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained Thursday on positive news in the housing market. Data from the National Association of Realtors indicated a 1.3% increase in home sales in April. This is the first increase of the year.

Also contributing to the Dow's rise were abating concerns about the Chinese manufacturing sector.

Here are closing numbers for U.S. markets, and the top stories from today…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Rises Today on These Top Stories

Dow Jones Industrial Average

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up on Monday despite the fact that a megadeal between the world's leading drug companies has fallen through. Tech and small-cap stocks saw the strongest performances on the day.

Here are today's closing numbers from the Dow Jones, S&P 500, and Nasdaq today:

Dow Jones Industrial Average: 16,511.86, +0.12%
S&P 500: 1,885.08, +0.38%
Nasdaq: 4,125.81, +0.86%

Now here are the top stories from the stock market today: