Dow ends at record as Wall Street shrugs off Capitol Hill siege

Dow ends at record as Wall Street shrugs off Capitol Hill siege

The Dow closed in record territory Wednesday, despite unrest in Washington after angry supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, once up more than 600 points, finished the day up 437.80 points, or 1.4%, at 30,829.40, a record close, while the Russell 2000, which rose 4%, also finished the day at an all-time high. The S&P 500 closed up 0.6%. Only the Nasdaq Composite, off 0.6%, closed down on the day. Expectations that Democra...

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