Coronavirus vaccine boost helps send Wall Street to record levels


By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as each of the major averages touched record levels in part due to a boost from the healthcare sector on positive COVID-19 vaccine news, while uncertainty over fresh fiscal stimulus held gains in check.

Johnson & Johnson gained 1.67% to help lift both the Dow and S&P 500 after the company said it could obtain late-stage trial results of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine it is developing in January, earlier than expected. Pfizer Inc also advanced 1.67% as it cleared.....

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