S&P 500, Dow Hit Record Highs; Ford Shines

By Reuters
Reuters
Reuters
January 4, 2022 Updated: January 4, 2022

The Dow and the S&P 500 hit record highs shortly after opening on Tuesday as worries about the Omicron variant of the coronavirus subsided and travel stocks bounced, while Ford gained on upbeat electric pickup production forecast.

At 9:31 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 182.88 points, or 0.50 percent, at 36,767.94, the S&P 500 was up 13.36 points, or 0.28 percent, at 4,809.92, and the Nasdaq Composite was down 2.94 points, or 0.02 percent, at 15,829.86.

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