(New York, NY) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average is closing above the 15-thousand mark for the first time. Stocks were pushed higher by gains in the materials and energy sectors. The Dow gained 87 points today to close at 15,056. The S&P 500 hit a new all-time closing high of 1,626, a gain of eight points. The Nasdaq gained four points to 3,397.
Posted Tuesday, May 7th 2013 @ 3pm