21 Apr '11, 9pm

Earnings boost US stocks ahead of holiday weekend

NEW YORK: US stocks notched solid gains on Thursday as mostly encouraging earnings reports, including from heavyweights Apple and General Electric, helped the market shake off disappointing economic data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 52.45 points (0.42 percent) to finish at 12,505.99, extending a powerful rally a day earlier. The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite climbed 17.65 points (0.63 percent) to 2,820.16, while the broad-market S&P 500-stock index advanced 7.02 points (0.53 percent) to 1,337.38. The blue-chip Dow finished the Easter holiday-shortened week - financial markets are closed on Friday - at its highest peak since June 5, 2008. "It's an exciting week," said Peter Cardillo at Avalon Partners. "It's all about earnings." The latest batch of company reports surprised on the upside, much like Wednesday's upbeat results, said Patrick O'Hare at Briefing.com. "The...

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