Now to the closing numbers on the markets,
U.S. stocks ticked up Thursday to set fresh record highs.
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record levels yet again, as traders looked ahead to the additional fiscal stimulus and other government spending likely to occur under the Biden administration.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged down point-oh-4 percent and the S&P edged up point-oh-3 percent.
The tech-heavy NASDAQ, rose point-6 percent to finish at 13,530 point-92.
Oil prices fell,.. with Brent Crude down point-oh-7 percent.
WTI dropped point-5 percent to around 53-dollars a barrel.