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US stocks rise on Trump’s ‘buy American, hire American’ policy

The U.S. Stock Market rose 1.7% Thursday on President Donald Trump’s push to increase hiring of American workers and boost exports.The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 24.05 points, or 0.8%, to 21,867.21.The S&P 500 gained 6.4%, or 1.2%, to 2,972.07.The Nasdaq composite gained 10.9%, or 2.2%.The Nasco index of companies in the sector rose 3.7%,