The Dow's rise to a fresh record could signal the start of the year-end rally

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), September 21, 2021.
Brendan McDermid | Reuters

The Dow Jones Industrial Average's surge to a fresh record Wednesday sets the stage for a bounce higher for the broader market, as stocks head into what traditionally has been the best time of year.

More In Pro Insight

CNBC ProHedge funds have flipped to a value strategy, Goldman says. Here's what they like
CNBC ProSell-off is a golden opportunity to pick up these secular tech winners, analyst Dan Ives says
CNBC ProPlaying defense: These stocks do well when Covid fears flare up again