U.S. equity markets are trading broadly higher today after a strong trading session in overseas markets. The primary news driving investor enthusiasm is European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's statements indicating that policymakers are prepared to take coordinated action to support the European economy. Fears of a protracted European recession have weighed on U.S. stocks for weeks, and in response all 30 members of the Dow Jones Industrial Average
|Dow Jones Industrial Average||169.7||1.4%||12,297|
Source: Yahoo! Finance
Leading the Dow is Bank of America
Shares of Home Depot
Drug company Merck
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