Market Snapshot: Dow extends push into record territory as solid economic data bolster confidence

The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wednesday finished at a record for the 15th time this year as investors were cheered by healthy economic data. But the market pared earlier gains, with major indexes closing off intraday highs as bond yields jumped, which could dampen appetite for stocks.

How did major benchmarks fare?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.20% rose 54.45 points, or 0.2%, to 26,828.39 after hitting an all-time high of 26,951.81.

The S&P 500 SPX, +0.07% climbed 2.08 points to 2,925.51 and the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.32% advanced 25.54 points, or 0.3%, to 8,025.09.

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