U.S. stocks extend gains in post-Christmas trade – MarketWatch

U.S. stocks extend gains in post-Christmas trade – MarketWatch

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Wall Street picked up where it left off ahead of the Christmas holiday, with stocks pushing further into record territory after the opening bell on Thursday. U.S. stock index futures had extended gains ahead of the opening bell after a larger-than-expected drop in first-time weekly jobless claims. The Dow Jones Industrial Average

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-0.0089%

was up 55 points, or 0.3%, at 16,415, while the S&P 500

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-0.03%

advanced 5 points, or 0.3%, to 1,838. The Nasdaq Composite

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-0.25%

added 12 points, or 0.3%, to 4,167.

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U.S. stocks rise, eyeing more records

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DJIA
Dow Jones Industrial Average

US

: DJ-Index

16,478.41

-1.47
-0.0089%

Volume: 47.23M

Dec. 27, 2013 4:29p

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SPX
S&P 500 Index

US

: S&P Base CME

1,841.40

-0.62
-0.03%

Volume: 269.98M

Dec. 27, 2013 4:29p

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COMP
NASDAQ Composite Index

US

: U.S.: Nasdaq

4,156.59

-10.59
-0.25%

Volume: 0.00

Dec. 27, 2013 5:15p

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U.S. stocks extend gains in post-Christmas trade – MarketWatch

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