Dow Smashes Through 25,000 after Blowout Jobs Report Pours Cold Water on Government Shutdown Fears
The U.S. stock market extended its rally Friday after better than expected jobs data suggested that the impact of a partial government shutdown on the economy was largely overblown. Dow Surges Past Major Milestone All of Wall Street’s major indexes traded higher on Friday, reflecting a mostly upbeat pre-market for U.S. stock futures. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 166 points, or 0.7%, to 25,166.17. Shares of Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) and Visa Inc. (V) led the Dow blue chips higher. The broad S&P 500 Index advanced 0.3% to 2,712.55, with seven of 11 primary sectors contributing to the gains.
Dow Smashes Through 25,000 after Blowout Jobs Report Pours Cold Water on Government Shutdown Fears by CCN
Posted by Sam Bourgi on February 1, 2019 @ https://www.ccn.com/dow-hits-25000-jobs-report-defies-government-shutdown/