U.S. stocks drifted higher on Tuesday as investors reacted to reports that President Donald Trump would announce the delay of new auto tariffs on Europe during an anticipated speech scheduled to begin at noon in New York.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 66 points, or 0.2%, at 27,756, the S&P 500 index advanced 15 points at 3,102, a gain of 0.5%, while the Nasdaq Composite Index added 46 points, or 0.5%, at 8,509.
All three benchmarks were trading above their previous record closing levels, with the Dow and S&P 500 carving out fresh intraday records as well.
On Monday, the Dow finished up around 10 points, or less than 0.1%, to 27,691.49, the S&P 500 index declined 6 points, or 0.2%, to 3,087.01, while the Nasdaq Composite Index fell 11 points, or 0.1%, to 8,464.27.
Source : Marketwatch