Stock Market Santa Mania Rally, Dow 18,000 New All Time High

The stock market’s relentless santa rally grind higher on Friday put the Dow within a whisker of trading above Dow 18,000 for the first time ever! The trading session saw the Dow trade upto 17,991 by mid-day and then spend the next 2 hours flirting with a break above Dow 18k before trending lower into the close to still close at a new all time high of Dow 17,948.