Stock market surges after FBI clears Hillary on emails.

The Stock Market Surged After the FBI Cleared Hillary Again. Tell Us How You Really Feel, Wall Street!

The Stock Market Surged After the FBI Cleared Hillary Again. Tell Us How You Really Feel, Wall Street!

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Nov. 7 2016 11:52 AM

Tell Us How You Really Feel, Wall Street

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Stock bull.

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After FBI Director James Comey announced that his agency was investigating a new batch of Hillary Clinton's emails, the stock market began its longest losing streak in 36 years.

On Sunday, Comey informed Congress that the emails were mostly just duplicates that had already been examined—haha, psych, guys!—and Clinton was still in the clear. On Monday, the S&P 500 finally shot back up.

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Jordan Weissmann is Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.