On Election Day, investors voted to continue the bull market and sent the stock market soaring to a record high on the S&P 500. The S&P 500 was up 7.16 points to close at 713.93, beating its previous all-time high of 710.82.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 39.13, closing at 6080.81, near its record high of 6094.23. The Nasdaq composite was up 8.58, closing at 1229.06, off from its record high of 1258.10. Volume was 486 million shares, described as an average trading day. All numbers are based on preliminary closing figures.