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  1. Roller coaster ride ends well

    It was quite a roller coaster ride for stocks on Wednesday as they rallied out of the gate in early trading and the Dow was up 117 by mid-morning. Comments from Donald Trump during a press conference about pharmaceutical companies sent bio-tech stocks plummeting and it triggered a "sell first, ask questions later", sell off. The volatility continued until about 1 PM when the buyers stepped up and took the indices toward intraday highs by the close. The Dow closed
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