U.S. stock indexes open at records on tax cut expectations
U.S. stock indexes all rose on Monday, with the Dow, S&P and Nasdaq hitting intraday records. Growing expectations for the passage of corporate tax cut legislation has helped buoy equities. The S&P 500 rose 17 points to 0.6% to 2693. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 191 points, or 0.8%, to 24842. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 42 points, or 0.6%, to 6979.