Disney, Roku Shares Surge as Wall Street Makes Big Gains on Potential Stimulus Deal

Several entertainment companies increased 10% or more on Tuesday

After a brutal month of trading spurred by the coronavirus outbreak, Wall Street enjoyed a big surge on Tuesday, with a number of entertainment giants, including Disney and ViacomCBS, seeing their shares jump at least 10% on the day. Tuesday’s rally was due in large part to investors anxiously betting on U.S. Congress soon reaching an agreement on a stimulus plan to counteract the economic damage caused by COVID-19.

Here’s a quick look at the three major indexes:

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Sean Burch

Tech reporter • sean.burch@thewrap.com • @SeanB44