By Geoffrey Smith
Investing.com — Wall Street opened at fresh record highs after Congress’s delayed certification of the presidential elections results was followed by a statement from Donald Trump agreeing to an orderly transition of power.
The developments settled nerves after a mob of armed and violent Trump supporters stormed the government building on Capitol Hill on Wednesday attempting to overturn the election result. Investors have chosen to look through the shocking scenes – and another week of painfully high jobless claims numbers – and focus on the prospect of amped-up stimulus spending from a Congress that is now set to be united under Democratic Party control.
By 9:45 AM ET (1445 GMT), the was up 116 points, or 0.4%, at 30,946 points. The was up 0.9% and the was up 1.4%.
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