By Tim HowardBloomberg.com/BusinessweekBusinessweek (CNNMoney: “Businessweek.”)
On Tuesday, U.K. shares closed at their highest in more than six months, up more than 1% on expectations that the country’s economy will strengthen this year.
On Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added about 1,000 points to end the day up nearly 2,000.
The S&P 500 added about 2,500 points, while the Nasdaq Composite Index of 500 companies added 1,500.
On Wednesday, the Naskexplosive stock market, one of the biggest in the world, ended the day at its highest level in more more than three months.
The Dow Jones Index hit a record high, as investors rushed to take advantage of a new tax holiday that gives companies a break on paying taxes on profits.
Shares in companies like Twitter and Alphabet Inc. soared as the markets opened.
The tech-heavy Nasdaq, meanwhile, closed below its record high and was up just shy of the mark for the fourth day in a row.
The S&s up market is the biggest one in history and the only one with more than 100 stocks listed.
It was a historic day for the U