U.S. stocks move higher

November 16, 2015 6:00 PM

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U.S. stocks move higher

U.S. stocks notched broad gains in afternoon trading Monday, moving past any concerns that the terrorist attacks in Paris could spell trouble for the global economy. European markets shook off an early loss and ended mixed. Investors bid up shares in energy companies as oil prices rose.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 205 points, or 1.2 percent, to 17,451 as of 3:11 p.m. ET. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 26 points, or 1.3 percent, to 2,049. The Nasdaq composite added 50 points, or 1 percent, to 4,978. The U.S. stock market is coming off its biggest weekly loss since ...

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