Earnings Drive Dow Up 73

Dow Up 2.5% from week-ago close
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 13, 2009 3:15 PM CST
Earnings Drive Dow Up 73
Rick Dreiling, left, Chairman and CEO of Dollar General looks at the monitor as the stock lists for trading at the New York Stock Exchange and starts trading under the symbol DG Nov. 13, 2009.   (AP Photo/David Karp)

Stocks finished off their intraday highs but with solid gains on strong earnings reports from Disney, Abercrombie & Fitch, and JCPenney, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • The Dow gained 73.00 points to close at 10,270.47.
  • The Nasdaq added 18.86, settling at 2,167.88.
  • The S&P 500 rose 6.24, closing at 1,093.48.
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