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Dow Closes Above 20000 for First Time
« on: January 25, 2017, 06:02:19 pm »
Dow Closes Above 20,000 for First Time
Investors piled into manufacturing stocks this week, providing some of the momentum that carried the index over the top

By Aaron Kuriloff, Corrie Driebusch and Akane Otani
Updated Jan. 25, 2017 5:32 p.m. ET

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 20,000 for the first time Wednesday, as a rally in banks and manufacturers reflected investors’ growing confidence that President Donald Trump will preside over a new era of U.S. growth.

Mr. Trump’s moves to cut regulations and promote infrastructure projects during his first week in office helped propel the index of 30 stocks over its latest milestone, as investors bet that Mr. Trump...

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