Markets were having one of their best days of the year Tuesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average crossing the 26,000 point threshold for the first time ever, and the Nasdaq and S&P 500 also trading in record territory.

The Dow gave back some of its gains to trade back below 26,000, but was up 0.59%, or 153 points to 25,956; the S&P rose 0.23%, or 6 points, to 2,793; and the Nasdaq gained 0.3%, or 21 points, to 7,281. 

Here are the stories that were driving market moves Tuesday. 

GE Takes $6.2 Billion Charge From Finance Unit

GE (GE) - Get Report is having trouble letting go of its past, and it'll cost the company $6.2 billion in the fourth quarter.

GM Is Really Happy With Tax Reform

General Motors GM sees short-, medium- and long-term benefits from the GOP tax overhaul. Here is why

Bitcoin's Bubble May Be Bursting

Bitcoin fell below the $12,000 threshold today as worries about government regulation weighed. TheStreet has all you need to know about bitcoin here.  

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