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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday

August 18, 2014

The Associated Press

Stocks climbed on Monday after a bidding contest erupted for discount retailer Family Dollar and as concerns eased about the situation in Ukraine.

On Monday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 175.83 points, or 1.1 percent, to 16,838.74.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 16.68 points, or 0.9 percent, to close at 1,971.74.

The Nasdaq composite rose 43.39 points, or 1 percent, to 4,508.31.

For the year:

The Dow is up 262.08 points, or 1.6 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 123.38 points, or 6.7 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 331.72 points, or 7.9 percent

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Source: Associated Press

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