Dow hits 29,000 for first time ever

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed above 29,000 for the first time despite the December jobs report falling short of expectations. All three of the major averages were trading in record territory.

Stocks open higher as hope for trade deal with Mexico grows

Global markets are rising and gains for technology companies, banks and industrial firms have U.S. stocks on track for more record highs. Investors hoped trade tensions may be ebbing after media reports and President Donald Trump said the U.S. and Mexico are close to a trade deal.