Stocks closed higher Wednesday, with the Russell 2000 closing at an all-time high, but news out of Washington late in the session caused the Nasdaq to dip into the red. President Trump vetoed the $740 billion defense bill while House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says the vote for a stimulus giving $2,000 to each American will fail. Ahmed Riesgo, Chief Investment Strategist at Insigneo, says it's important that we separate the short-term picture and the long-term picture for the market and that investor sentiment going forward is bullish.