US stocks surge to record highs
- Published: 12 Apr 2013 at 03.49
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US stocks pushed to new record levels Thursday after the government's weekly report on jobless claims came in better than expected.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on April 5, 2013 in New York City. US stocks pushed to new record levels after a government report pointed to lower-than-expected jobless claims.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 62.90 (0.42 percent) to 14,865.14, while the broad-based S&P 500 rose 5.64 (0.36 percent) to 1,593.37.
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