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How the Dow Jones industrial average did Tuesday

May 27, 2014

The Associated Press



More promising signs that the economy is strengthening after its winter slowdown pushed stocks higher on Tuesday.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose for the fourth straight day and ended at another all-time high. It closed above 1,900 for the first time on Friday. The government reported that orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose unexpectedly in April.

On Tuesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 69.23 points, or 0.4 percent, to 16,675.50.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 11.38 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,911.91.

The Nasdaq composite index rose 51.26 points, or 1.2 percent, to 4,237.07.

For the year:

The Dow is up 98.84 points, or 0.6 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 63.55 points, or 3.4 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 60.48 points, or 1.5 percent.


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Source: Associated Press


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