The Dow Jones industrial average traded above 25,000 points for the first time, blasting through another 1,000-point milestone.
The Dow’s latest breakthrough came in early trading Thursday and just five weeks after closing above 24,000 points for the first time.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 9 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,722.
The Dow Jones industrials increased 118 points, or 0.5 percent, to 25,037. The Nasdaq climbed 16 points, or 0.2 percent, to 7,081.