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Why have markets soared since Donald Trump’s election?

Traders worked on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in late morning trading after the Dow Jones industrial average crossed the 20,000 mark for the first time. Spencer Platt / Getty Images

The Dow Jones industrial average crossed the 20,000 mark Wednesday. Yawn. These round-number milestones are totally arbitrary.

Look past those zeroes, though, and there is an interesting question: Why have markets soared since Donald Trump’s election?

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