The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached the 26,000-mark for the first time in history on Tuesday and other Wall Street major indexes rose as solid corporate earnings underpinned the investors' sentiment.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 0.77 percent, to 26,002.18. The S&P 500 advanced 0.493856 percent, to 2,800. The Nasdaq Composite edged up 0.63 percent, to 7,307.01.
U.S. stocks were boosted by better-than-expected corporate earnings as both UnitedHealth Group Inc. Citigroup Inc. were among the leaders. The main U.S. indexes soared at least 4.2 percent in 2018.