The stock market moved higher again on Monday morning, building on gains from Friday. Good news from Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) was encouraging to the broader market, as it inspired investors to believe they might be one step closer to the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. As of 11 a.m. EDT, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI) was up 253 points to 35,373. The S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) gained 39 points to 4,480, and the Nasdaq Composite (NASDAQINDEX:^IXIC) picked up 187 points to 14,902.
Pfizer’s stock was among the best performers in the Dow on a percentage basis thanks to....More>>>