Investors ignored disappointing economic data Thursday, sending stocks higher in
Retail sales in January were flat, the
The Dow Jones industrial average bounced back from Wednesday's one-day slump, gaining 63.65 points, or 0.40 percent, to 16,027.59, notching its fifth gain in the past six sessions.
The Standard & Poor's 500 added 10.57 points, 0.58 percent, to close at 1,829.83. The Nasdaq composite index gained 39.38 points, 0.94 percent, to close at 4,240.67.
The 10-year U.S. treasury was yielding 2.738 percent, up 15/32.
The euro traded at
Crude oil lost
Most Popular Stories
- Obama Administration Releases Proposal to Regulate For-Profit Colleges
- Apple, HP, Intel May Take a Hit from Slowdown in Smartphone Sales Growth
- Elizabeth Vargas' Husband Marc Cohn Addresses Rumors
- Keurig Adds Peet's coffee, Alters Starbucks deal
- Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx Marries Model Courtney Bingham
- FDIC Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Banks Allegedly Hurt by Libor Scandal
- U.S. to Relinquish Gov't Control Over Internet
- Chinese e-Commerce Giant Alibaba Gears for IPO in U.S.
- Some California Cities Seeking Water Independence
- Will Missing Malaysian Jet Prompt Aviation System Change?