Dow posts 9th straight record high after upbeat jobs data


The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 26 points, or 0.12%, to close at 22,118.

Dow e-minis were up 34 points, or 0.15 percent, with 13,064 contracts changing hands. With the upward move on the day, the Dow climbed to a new record closing high for the ninth consecutive session.

It was a quiet day, in the stocks but the major indices are still swimming in the afterglow of what was a pretty good earnings season. While the average one week return is below the average of all one week periods, over the following week, month, and three months, the DJIA not only saw better than average returns, but the consistency of positive returns was also greater than normal.

Tyson Foods jumped 5.7 per cent after reporting that third-quarter sales rose 4.8 per cent amid strong meat demand.

The energy sector led the laggards with a 0.9 percent drop as oil prices edged lower on a rebound in production from Libya's largest oil field, along with worries about higher output from OPEC and the United States. Rockwell was up 3.34 percent. Buying appetite was seen cooling in early trade after the S&P 500 index and the Dow ended at fresh records on Monday, with some investors expressing concerns about lofty equity valuations.

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European markets closed mixed: London's FTSE rose 0.3 per cent, Paris gained 0.1 per cent and Frankfurt lost 0.3 per cent.

Five of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, with the leader technology index .SPLRCT up 0.4 percent.

Health care and technology companies had some of the biggest declines in early trading Tuesday.

BANK ON THIS: LendingClub surged 10.9 percent after the peer-to-peer lender's second-quarter earnings exceeded financial analysts' forecasts.

Benchmark U.S. crude fell 22 cents to $49.17 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The S&P 500 VIX Index, or CBOE Volatility Index, measures uncertainty in the market. The Nasdaq composite rose 10 points, or 0.2 percent, to 6,362.