US STOCKS SNAPSHOT - Dow ends above 14,000 1st time since Oct 2007
NEW YORK Feb 1 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose to five-year highs on Friday, with the Dow closing above 14,000 for the first time since October 2007, after jobs and manufacturing data showed the economy's recovery remains on track.
Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 149.21 points, or 1.08 percent, at 14,009.79. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 15.05 points, or 1.00 percent, at 1,513.16. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 36.97 points, or 1.18 percent, at 3,179.10.
- Tweet this
- Share this
- Digg this
- Britain does U-turn on ex-KGB agent Litvinenko murder inquiry
- Train carrying MH17 bodies on final journey reaches Ukraine city |
- Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site |
- Shooting champion withdrawn after jacket goes missing
- China food scandal spreads, drags in Starbucks, Burger King and McNuggets in Japan |