The S&P opened at a record high on Tuesday as Irma further weakened to a post-tropical cyclone, and ahead of the highly anticipated launch of Apple`s new iPhone.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 49.57 points, or 0.22 percent, to 22,106.94. The S&P 500 gained 4.45 points, or 0.17 percent, to 2,492.56. The Nasdaq Composite added 13.81 points, or 0.21 percent, to 6,446.07.
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