Vice President Josh Jones has the market analysis for Tuesday, October 2. The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit another record high today after gaining 0.5%. Meanwhile, the S&P experienced a fractional decline, and the NASDAQ fell 0.5%. PepsiCo made headlines with its quarterly earnings report: The company topped earnings estimates with a 16% profit gain, but its stockA financial instrument giving the holder a proportion of the ownership and earnings of a company. closed the day down 1% on rising costs and declining profit margins.