The Dow Jones today may pass the 18,000-point mark.
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- Dow Jones Today in Striking Distance of 18,000
- Dow Jones, S&P 500 Close at Record Highs as Energy Stocks Surge
- Dow Jones Today Hits New Record as Healthcare Stocks Surge
The Dow Jones added 33 points Wednesday, fueled by strong showings in the energy sector and expectations of more stimulus action in the European bloc.
Both the S&P 500 and Dow Jones hit new records, continuing their surge toward the end of 2014.
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.