Here are the main market catalysts and closing values for the major US indexes on Thursday, November 5, 2020.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and Nasdaq Composite surged on Thursday.

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 542.52, or 1.95 percent, to close at 28,390.18.
  • The S&P 500 gained 1.95 percent to close at 3,510.45.
  • The Nasdaq Composite gained 2.59 percent to close at 11,890.93.

Markets surged on Thursday as investors analyzed the high probability of a divided government and Biden win.

On Thursday keep an eye out for:

  • The results of the US Presidential election
  • CVS, DISH, and others to report earnings.

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