January 17th, 2013
04:15 PM ET

Dow, S&P close at 5-year highs

The Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 have closed at five-year highs, boosted by positive data on housing and employment.

The Dow finished at 13,596.02 on Thursday, up 84.79 points from Wednesday. The S&P 500 was at 1,480.93, up 8.3 points from the previous day.

The Nasdaq, like the Dow and the S&P 500, also rose about 0.6% on Thursday, ending at 3,136.00, up 18.46 points from Wednesday.

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  1. chrissy

    Amazing what a false sense of security these fools get by absolutely nothing.

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