HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Stocks Surge, Nasdaq Hits Record High

Originally published at: HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Stocks Surge, Nasdaq Hits Record High | Sean Hannity

The United States’ economy continued to roar to life under President Trump and the Republican-controlled Senate during the holiday season; with the Nasdaq composite setting new records above 9,000 points.

“The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.20% was about 77 points, 0.3%, higher, trading near 28,591, just below a fresh intraday record. The S&P 500 SPX, +0.34% was up 11 points, 0.4%, to touch 3,235. The Nasdaq COMP, +0.60% jumped 47 points, 0.5%, after setting a fresh intraday record and touching 9,000,” reports Market Watch.

“Market participants are focused on the prospects of a completing a phase-one U.S.-China trade deal, with only a few trading sessions remaining in 2019. Over the past few days, markets have pegged optimism to comments from President Donald Trump and Chinese officials who have signaled that such an agreement is in the works,” adds the website.

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Source: Market Watch