Wall St. ends up, shrugs off Trump drug pricing comments
U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday after a day of choppy trading even as many investors fled drug stocks after President-elect Donald Trump said pharmaceutical companies were "getting away with murder" by charging high prices for drugs.
Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI was up 96.32 points, or 0.49 percent, to 19,951.85, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 6.29 points, or 0.28 percent, to 2,275.19 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 11.83 points, or 0.21 percent, to 5,563.65.
(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Nick Zieminski)
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