U.S. Stocks Rise as Investors Look Past Jobs Report

April 6, 2015 9:03 PM

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A rally in U.S. stocks nudged the Dow industrials back into positive territory for the year, as investors looked past Friday's disappointing jobs report to scoop up some bargains.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 117.61 points, or 0.7%, to 17880.85, bouncing back from a loss of 116 points shortly after the opening bell. The S&P 500 gained 13.66 points, or 0.7%, to 2080.62, and the Nasdaq Composite added 30.38 points, or 0.6%, to 4917.32.

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