Updated at 4:11 p.m. ET.
The Dow Jones industrial average on Tuesday briefly topped 23,000 for the first time, crossing another milestone amid better-than-expected earnings reports and concerns that stocks are approaching another bubble.
But the 30-stock index ended the day at 22,997.44, up 40.48 points.
The Dow finished above 22,000 for the first time on Aug. 2.