Dow Closes Up More Than 600 Points, Snapping Losing Streak

August 26, 2015 10:03 PM

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Dow Closes Up More Than 600 Points, Snapping Losing Streak

After a six-day losing streak, U.S. stocks surged today, helping to reverse some of the $500 billion in losses that were suffered.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up about 619 points, or 4 percent, while the S&P 500 jumped about 3.9 percent, the index's biggest rally since November 2011, at the close of New York trading. The Nasdaq surged about 4.2 percent.

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