The Dow soared 308 points Wednesday, its largest point gain since December 2011. The rally was ignited after lawmakers passed a bill to avoid a combination of government spending cuts and tax increases called the "fiscal cliff."That deal gave the market a jump start into the new year. The Dow and the S&P 500 are already up more than 2 percent.
Stocks Edge Lower As Next Fiscal Showdown Looms
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