on record on Wednesday.” data-reactid=”15″ type=”text”>The S&P 500 and the Dow each clocked their biggest single-session point gains on record on Wednesday.

^GSPC) rose 4.96%, or 116.6 points, as of market close. The Dow (^DJI) surged 4.98%, or 1,086.25 points. The Nasdaq (^IXIC) rose 5.84%, or 361.44 points.” data-reactid=”16″ type=”text”>The combined gains of tech giants Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, Google, Facebook and Netflix during Wednesday’s session alone totaled $242.7 billion in market capitalization. Retail stocks also got a boost following reports that holiday spending increased the most in six years this season.  

Dow closes up more than 1,000 points, stocks rally back from Christmas Eve beating in best day for Wall Street in 10 years

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