Markets

S&P 500 surges, flirts with record close as investor optimism persists

US stocks rose Wednesday amid investor optimism around further economic stimulus and the prospect of a coronavirus vaccine. The benchmark S&P 500 closed less than 0.2% from a record. It last reached an all-time high on Feb. 19, prior to the coronavirus crash. Shares of Moderna spiked after President Trump […]
S&P 500 surges, flirts with record close as investor optimism persists
Markets

Dow rises 270 points as investors react to encouraging vaccine news

US stocks rose Wednesday as investors reacted to positive coronavirus vaccine news. Shares of Moderna spiked after President Trump announced the US government will by 100 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine. Tesla shares gained after the company announced a five-for-one stock split. Oil prices climbed after a report suggested […]
Dow rises 270 points as investors react to encouraging vaccine news
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