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Wall Street Extends Record Streak, Dow Breaks 19,000 for 1st Time

U.S. stocks extended their post-U.S. election rally Tuesday with moderate gains that pushed the Dow above 19,000 for the first time and the three major indexes to record closing levels for a second straight day. The S&P 500 ended above 2,200, led by gains in telecommunications, up 2.1 percent, and consumer discretionaries, up 1.2 percent. The small-cap Russell 2000 index also set another record-high close. Stocks have mostly rallied since the November 8 election. Investors see...

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