The Dow Jones Industrial Average had a banner day on Wednesday, ending the day up more than one-thousand points.
At the closing bell, the Dow gained 1,086 points to 22,878. The Nasdaq surged 361 points to 6,554. The S&P 500 rose 117 points to 2,468.
Retailers were driving the Dow Jones Industrial Average surge. Shares of Dollar General, Wayfair and Kohl's all rose more than 6% after posting strong holiday numbers. The energy sector also pushed the market as U.S. crude oil prices shot more than eight-percent with Marathon Oil and Hess leading the charge.
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