Dow Industrials advances as jobless claims tumble – Update – Morningstar.com

By Anna Hirtenstein and Gunjan Banerji The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up Thursday as weekly jobless claims declined and investors eagerly awaited Friday’s monthly jobs report. The blue chip index rose 85.73 points, or 0.3%, to 29,969.52. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 27.82 points, or 0.2%, to 12,377.18, setting another record. The S&P 500 rose […]

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