Dow Hits 16K for First Time

And S&P is trading above 1.8K
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 18, 2013 8:51 AM CST
FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, file photo, traders John Bowers, left, and Peter Tuchman work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.    (Richard Drew)
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(Newser) – The Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed the 16,000 threshold this morning for the first time, with Boeing—bolstered by hefty 777X orders at the Dubai Airshow yesterday—acting as one of the day's biggest movers, reports the AP. The S&P 500, meanwhile, was trading above 1,800; that index is up 26% on the year. (Read more Dow Jones stories.)

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