Markets soared today, as all three major indexes saw gains ranging from 1.6% for the Dow Jones Industrial Average to 1.5% for the Nasdaq. Solid growth from China allayed fears of a hard landing, and JPMorgan crushed analyst estimates, despite an ever growing trading loss. This helped push the Dow into positive territory for the week. Three Dow stocks at the heart of today's rally managed to beat the index's impressive performance on the way to recording the Dow's largest gains. Watch and discover which components were today's big winners, and if those gains will continue.
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