Dow surges 300 points, Goldman, Apple lead gains

Thursday, 24. September 2020 19:25

Stocks on Wall Street extended gains on Thursday with the Dow Jones surging over 300 points. Investors digested better-than-expected home sales data, as well as optimistic comments by several Fed officials, including Chair Jerome Powell.

The Dow Jones rallied 1.15% or 303 points at 1:29 pm ET. The best performer was Goldman Sachs, whose shares surged 5.94% points at 1:29 pm ET, while Apple added 2.73% at 1:42 pm ET.

The Nasdaq 100 jumped 1.53% at 1:30 pm ET. Lam Research led the gains, soaring 5.32% at 1:31 pm ET, followed by Tesla, up 4.81%.

The S&P 500 climbed 1.18% at 1:30 pm ET as Darden Restaurants skyrocketed 9.72% at the same time.

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