Stock market rallies after Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza ring opening bell

BY Chris Bahr • January 8, 2016

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza now are responsible for saving the nation's economy. No pressure.

Baseball's newest Hall of Famers rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, just the latest stop on their whirlwind tour following their election to baseball's most elite club on Wednesday.

The market, which has been in a major slump since the start of the new year, immediately jumped over 120 points.

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