(AP) The Dow Jones industrial average has reached another milestone: its longest winning streak since 1996.
The index rose for the tenth day in a row Thursday, gaining 83 points to close at 14,539, an increase of 0.6 percent. It broke through its previous all-time high March 5th and has kept going. The Dow has had only three longer winning streaks in its history.
Here are other Dow streaks of 10 days or more:
Dow rises for 10 consecutive days ending November 15, 1996.
Dow rises for 11 consecutive days ending January 3, 1992.
Dow rises for 13 consecutive days ending January 20, 1987
Dow's longest winning streak was 14 days, ending June 14, 1897 (asterisk)
Until May 1952, the NYSE traded on Saturdays so a typical trading week was six days instead of five.
Source: Source: S&P Dow Jones Indices