Americans react favorably to Trump’s “America First” policies
Despite all of the hoopla from the left following President Trump’s sound decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, the Dow Jones Industrials responded by rising 62.11 points, or 0.29 percent, to close at 21,206.29 — reaching its first intraday record since March 1, as well as its second straight record close. The S&P 500 gained 9.01 points, or 0.37 percent, to end at 2,439.07. NASDAQ soared with intraday and closing records — advancing 58.97 points, or 0.94 percent, to close at 6,305.80.
Also on Friday, the Labor Department reported the U.S. economy added 138,000 jobs, according to the monthly jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate, now at a 16-year low, fell to 4.3 percent.