The Nasdaq was able to build on its record close Tuesday as the S&P 500 also gained while the Dow Jones Industrial Average was the lone major index to close trading in the red.
The Dow fell 0.06%, or 14 points to 24,800, while the S&P 500 rose 0.07%, or 2 points to 2,749, while the Nasdaq gained 0.4%, or 31 points to 7,638.
Hackers Access 92 Million Account Details for MyHeritage
Geneology and DNA testing company MyHeritage announced that it received a message from a security researcher saying that he had found a file containing email addresses and hashed passwords on a private server not belonging to the company.
The company's security team confirmed that the researcher's assertions were true and found that the contents of the server contained all the email addresses of users who signed up for the company's services up to October 26, 2017.
The password information for more than 92 million users has been compromised.
Southwest Launches 72-Hour Sale
Amid a fall in bookings following a fatal incident on April 17, Southwest Airlines (LUV) is launching its biannual 72-hour sale Tuesday.
For three days passengers can book round-trip fares below $100 on dozens of the carrier's routes. Flights begin at $49 each way and increase to $129 based on how long the trip is.
Southwest shares were down 1.6% Tuesday afternoon after the company said that it expects second-quarter booking to fall following the first fatality in U.S. travel in nine years earlier this year.
One session after the Nasdaq reached an all-time high and markets rose across the board, U.S. futures were once again rising ahead of the opening bell Tuesday.
Dow futures were rising 0.14%, indicating an open 34 points higher, while S&P futures gained 0.13%, indicating an open 4 points higher, and Nasdaq futures rose 0.22%, indicating an open 16 points higher.
In Asia, markets had a strong day of trading with the Shanghai Composite rising 0.74%, the Hang Seng gaining 0.31% and the Nikkei rising 0.28%.
In Europe, the CAC 40 was gaining 0.67%, the DAX in Germany was rising 1.14%, and the FTSE 100 was falling 0.36% with about four hours left in trading.