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Health care stocks are climbing higher today even though Medicare for all proponent Bernie Sanders is leading the field of Democratic candidates to challenge President Donald Trump in November.

A Sanders administration could spell massive changes to the health care industry and corporations.

Nevertheless, stocks are up, and that’s because Wall Street still doesn’t believe that Sanders could beat Trump.

Health insurers Anthem (ANTM) and Humana (HUM) both climbed more than 4% today, while United Health (UNH) is up more than 3%. Stocks are higher across the board, including a 200 point, or 0.6%, jump on the Dow.

Another term for the Trump administration could spell more fiscal stimulus, like the 2018 tax cuts, and would be seen as positive for the stock market overall. Meanwhile, a Sanders White House would “ruin the economy,” tweeted former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein earlier today.

Sanders led the Democratic field in the New Hampshire primary election Tuesday, as well as the Iowa caucus in the previous week. Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who favors a Medicare for all who want it system, is the runner up in the Democratic field.