Wall Street Adds Third Day to Winning Streak
(Fox Business) A strong weekly jobs report, solid debt auctions in Europe and better-than-expected quarterly results from two financial giants unleashed the bulls on Wall Street for the third day in a row.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 45 points, or 0.36%, to 12624, the S&P 500 rose 6.5 points, or 0.49%, to 1315 and the Nasdaq Composite climbed 18.6 points, or 0.67%, to 2788.
The markets have been on a roll so far this year. The blue chips have added more than 400 points so far in 2012 and are presently sitting at their highest level since July.