The Dow's Big Tease

The blue-chip benchmark traded above 14,000 and then pulled back below the milestone in the last minutes of trading Tuesday

Market watchers were tantalized Tuesday as the blue-chip Dow Jones industrial average appeared ready to close above the 14,000 level for the first time. With only minutes to go in the trading session, the average was sitting at an all-time high of 14,021.95, but a bout of late selling sent the average back below the big round number.

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