Shares of manufacturing and transportation companies rose as traders continued to chase the upward momentum in economically cyclical sectors. President Donald Trump has succeeded in boosting economic growth and stock-market gains, according to a survey of economists conducted by The Wall Street Journal. The market capitalization of Caterpillar, one of the most economically sensitive companies among major U.S. corporations and a major beneficiary of the Trump administration's economic agenda, topped $200 billion for the first time.
-Rob Curran, firstname.lastname@example.org
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
January 11, 2018 16:17 ET (21:17 GMT)