Dow Hits Another New High

AT&T's solid profits countered a wider-than-expected loss from Ford. Also in focus: Wal-Mart's analyst meeting

Stocks finished higher Monday, as the Dow hit another new all-time closing high amid positive Wal-Mart (WMT) news and a torrent of earnings news. Investors were looking ahead to Wednesday's Federal Reserve policy statement and Friday's report on third-quarter economic growth.

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