^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 S&P 500 rose 4.96%, or 116.6 points, as of market close. The Dow surged 4.98%, or 1,086.25 points. The Nasdaq rose 5.84%, or 361.44 points.

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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