Specialists Thomas Facchine, Peter Giacchi, and John Parisi, left to right, look at thier screens on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. The stock market

 

              Specialists Thomas Facchine, Peter Giacchi, and John Parisi, left to right, look at thier screens on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.  The stock market
Specialists Thomas Facchine, Peter Giacchi, and John Parisi, left to right, look at thier screens on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. The stock market pushed higher Thursday afternoon, sending the Dow tantalizingly close to a record high. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)