The Dow Jones industrial average surpassed 19,000 for the first time Tuesday as a post-election rally drove indexes further into record territory. Discount store chains made large gains, but health care companies tumbled.
The Dow climbed 67.18 points, or 0.4 percent, to 19,023.87.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 4.76 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,202.94.
The Nasdaq composite jumped 17.49 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,386.35.
For the week:
The Dow is up 155.94 points, or 0.8 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 21.04 points, or 1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 64.84 points, or 1.2 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 1,598.84 points, or 9.2 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 159 points, or 7.8 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 378.94 points, or 7.6 percent.