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Trump welcomes stock market surge, consumer confidence on Twitter

By Park Ga-young
  • Published : Mar 2, 2017 - 20:27
  • Updated : Mar 2, 2017 - 20:27

 

US President Donald Trump welcomed a record surge in the stock market on Thursday, a day after the Dow blasted through the 21,000 mark for the first time after his speech to Congress.

"Since November 8th, Election Day, the Stock Market hasposted $3.2 trillion in GAINS and consumer confidence is at a 15year high. Jobs!" the Republican president wrote on Twitter.

In an address to Congress on Tuesday night, Trump said hewanted to boost the US economy with a "massive" tax relief andmake a $1 trillion push on infrastructure, bets that have helpedWall Street scale fresh records since the election. (Reuters)