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An electronic display shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average above 18,000 on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. U.S. stocks pushed further into record territory on Tuesday as the Dow Jones industrial average crossed past the 18,000-point mark for the first time. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
An electronic display shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average above 18,000 on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. U.S. stocks pushed further into record territory on Tuesday as the Dow Jones industrial average crossed past the 18,000-point mark for the first time. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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The DOW closed above 18,000, gas prices are down, and a new poll finds Americans believe the economy is in good shape.