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The seven stumbling blocks that could trip up the stock market

Dow nears 20K

A number of events, analysts say, could quickly trip up the post-election surge in U.S. stocks.

"It's clear the market is willing to give President-elect Donald Trump the benefit of the doubt right now," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial.

"The market is wading through all the negatives of his campaign, and (economic growth) is what we are focused on," she said. "But if history is any guide, the honeymoon always ends."

Here are seven possible events that could give investors pause: