Stocks rose today as investors looked ahead to another batch of expected stimulus under a unified Democratic government, which appeared increasingly likely after the Labor Department’s December jobs report showed the economy shed jobs in December.
Dow Jones finished +57 at 31,097
S&P 500 finished +21 at 3,824
NASDAQ finished +134 at 13,201
The 10 Year Treasury closed up 4 basis points yielding 1.11%
Oil prices closed up $1.68 ending at $52.51 a barrel.
Gold prices closed down $66.40 ending at $1,847 an ounce.
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