Wall Street roared upwards on Wednesday, with investor enthusiasm sending all three major stock indices to record finishes, and the Dow to its first close above 26,000.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.3 percent to finish at 26,115.65, the S&P 500 added 0.9 percent to close at 2,802.56, and the Nasdaq gained a full percentage point to settle at 7,298.28.