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Dow soars 300 points, closes above 21,000 for the first time

Mar 01, 2017 - CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Wall Street gave President Trump's first speech to Congress a standing ovation.

The Dow soared 303 points to close above 21,000 for the first time ever on Wednesday. The milestone comes barely a month after the Dow hit 20,000 for the first time.

Trump's prime time address to Congress on Tuesday received high marks from viewers, and has clearly left Wall Street in good spirits, too. The Dow generated its biggest point gain since November 7, a rally that came a...