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When The Stock Market Soars, Who Benefits Most?

The day's final numbers are shown on a monitor on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Jan. 4, 2018 in New York. The Dow closed above 25,000 for the first time ever. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

The stock market had a strong 2017, and so far this year it has also been soaring, with the Dow Jones industrial average hitting the 25,000 mark last week.

Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Diane Swonk (@DianeSwonk), chief economist at Grant Thornton, about which sectors are doing well, which are doing poorly and where the market might go in the coming months.

Interview Highlights

On which companies are leading the surge

“What we saw is a whole rotation. We saw a big surge in financial firms for a while, then we saw

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