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Dow Ends Day Up 69

S&P 500, Nasdaq also close higher
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 10, 2017 3:07 PM CDT
Dow Ends Day Up 69
Trader Frank O'Connell works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

(Newser) – Stocks are ending higher on Wall Street as Walmart and major airlines post solid gains, the AP reports. Walmart jumped 4.5% Tuesday after the giant retailer said it expected a 40% surge in online sales next year. United Continental rose 4.7% and American Airlines climbed 4.8% after delivering strong forecasts for the third quarter. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 6 points, or 0.2%, to 2,550. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 69 points, or 0.3%, to 22,830, another record. The Nasdaq composite rose 7 points, or 0.1%, to 6,587. (Read more stock market stories.)

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