Stocks jumped today to extend a rally from a day earlier, as traders prepared for the outcome of the U.S. election, with several key states’ results still hanging in balance. In economic news, the Federal Reserve said the U.S. economy and employment improved since September but held interest rates at near-zero as the economy continues to face “considerable risks” ahead.
Dow Jones finished +543 at 28,390
S&P 500 finished +67 at 3,510
NASDAQ finished +300 at 11,890
The 10 Year Treasury closed even yielding 0.77%
Oil prices closed down $0.62 ending at $38.53 a barrel
Gold prices closed up $54.90 ending at $1,951 an ounce
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