Dow chalks up best week in five years, closes at record high - 12,Nov 2016 :->The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 0.21 percent to end the week at 18,847.66 and the Nasdaq Composite added 0.54 percent to 5,237.11.
President-elect Donald J. Trump’s busy day in Washington has come to an end, with smiles all around and the Dow Jones industrial average at a record high, but with protests continuing in the city’s streets. Mr. Trump had intended to stay the night in Washington, but changed his mind and returned Thursday to Trump Tower in Manhattan. Check back with us as we monitor every step of the Trump transition.
A day after voters sent Donald Trump to the White House, the expectation of less austerity and more pro-business policies propelled the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a new high at the opening bell Thursday.