Dow Jones Industrial Average rises to a new milestone

The Dow Jones Industrial rose to a new high, coming two points from 17,000.
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Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 1, 2014 in New York City. Stocks rallied Tuesday as the Dow Jones Industrial rose to a new high, coming two points from 17,000. (Getty Images)
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Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 1, 2014 in New York City. Stocks rallied Tuesday as the Dow Jones Industrial rose to a new high, coming two points from 17,000. (Getty Images)
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Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 1, 2014 in New York City. Stocks rallied Tuesday as the Dow Jones Industrial rose to a new high, coming two points from 17,000. (Getty Images)
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Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 1, 2014 in New York City. Stocks rallied Tuesday as the Dow Jones Industrial rose to a new high, coming two points from 17,000. (Getty Images)
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on June 20, 2014 in New York City. Markets enjoyed another strong week with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average both closing at record highs on Friday. The S&P 500 rose to 1,962.87 while the Dow climbed to 16,947.08. (Getty Images)
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A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of June 11, 2014 in New York City. After four days of gains, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed more than 100 points down. (Getty Images)
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Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on April 10, 2014 in New York City. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 267 points to close at 16,170. (Getty Images)
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As a trader looks on, Captain America poses for photographers on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after ringing the Opening Bell on April 1, 2014 in New York City. Chris Evans and Sebastian Stan, the stars of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, were joined by Marvel Entertainment executives for the promotion of the release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier in theaters. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Nasdaq were both higher in early trading Tuesday. (Getty Images)