How the Dow Jones industrial average did Tuesday

AP News
Posted: Dec 23, 2014 4:47 PM

The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index notched all-time highs for the second day in a row Tuesday. The rally drove the Dow past the 18,000-points mark for the first time.

Investors welcomed a government report showing the U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 5 percent in the third quarter of this year, the fastest pace in more than a decade.

On Tuesday:

The Dow gained 64.73 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,024.17.

The S&P 500 index added 3.63 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,082.17.

The Nasdaq composite lost 16 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,765.42.

For the week:

The Dow is up 219.37 points, or 1.2 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 11.52 points, or 0.6 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 0.05 points, less than 0.1 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,447.51 points, or 8.7 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 233.81 points, or 12.7 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 588.83 points, or 14.1 percent.