The Dow Closes Above 20,000 for the First Time Ever

The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 20,000 for the first time in history. USA Today reports the rise to 20,000 is a 207% increase from a bear market low in March 2009.

U.S. stock markets have rallied since Donald Trump was voted President.

Bloomberg reports even though President Donald Trump has signed off on the construction of a Mexico border wall -- the Mexican peso surged the most it has in 11 months.