US stocks hit new records

Now watching

Next video starts in : 7 Play

US stocks hit new records

US stocks hit new records
Replay video
Up next

Extreme Adventure: Canyoneering in Utah

Unlock your personal NFL Now stream by signing in to

US stocks hit new records

by AFP Videos 0:18 mins

US stocks hit new records

by AFP Videos 0:18 mins

SHOTLIST: NEW YORK, 10 APRIL, 2013, SOURCE: NYSE **NO RESALE fof non-editorial purposes** - VAR of closing bell at New York Stock Exchange after new records for Dow Jones and S&P 500 ------------------ AFP TEXT STORY Stocks-US-close US stocks hit new records on Fed minutes NEW YORK, April 10, 2013 (AFP) - US stocks powered to new record highs Wednesday after Federal Reserve meeting minutes suggested the Fed's easy-money policies would remain in place for a while longer. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 128.86 (0.88 percent) to 14,802.32, a new all-time closing high. The broad-based S&P 500 surged 19.11 (1.22 percent) higher to 1,587.72, also a record. The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 59.39 (1.83 percent) to 3,297.76, reaching its highest level since November 2000. The gains came after Federal Reserve minutes suggested aggressive stimulus measures would be in place until the jobs market improves. Last week's weak jobs report suggests that could be a while. "Reduced fears of tightening monetary policy is helping lift the market after the FOMC minutes showed a majority of the Fed is still opposed to tampering its bond-buying program," said Wells Fargo in a market note. jmb/pmh

Must Watch

Must Watch

  1. 2:52

    Extreme Adventure: Canyoneering in Utah

  2. 1:38

    Local News's Latest Interview Star

  3. 2:08

    Donald Trump 'Hopes to Run Against' Kanye West for President

  4. 1:10

    Legendary Disney Actor Dean Jones Dies at 84

  5. 1:50

    Miranda Lambert's Big Night Out At The ACM Honors

  6. 2:04

    Yahoo asks “Who said it: Donald or Hillary?”


  1. 27:26

    Community Episode 1: Ladders

  2. 27:26

    Community Episode 2: Lawnmower Maintenance and Postnatal Care

  3. 24:40

    Community Episode 3: Basic Crisis Room Decorum

  4. 30:58

    Community Episode 4: Queer Studies and Advanced Waxing

  5. 28:45

    Community Episode 5: Laws of Robotics and Party Rights

  6. 28:13

    Community Episode 6: Basic Email Security

Other Space

  1. 27:05

    Other Space Episode 1: Into the Great Beyond...Beyond

  2. 25:20

    Other Space Episode 2: Getting to Know You

  3. 25:51

    Other Space Episode 3: The Death of A.R.T.

  4. 25:46

    Other Space Episode 4: Ted Talks

  5. 26:44

    Other Space Episode 5: Trouble's Brewing

  6. 27:02

    Other Space Episode 6: Powerless