Stocks soared for a third straight day Thursday, with investors focusing on Senate passage of a $2 trillion stimulus package and appearing to look past a surge in first-time jobless claims to a record 3.28 million last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +6.37% finished around 1,352 points higher, a gain of 6.4%, to end near 22,552, according to preliminary figures, while the S&P 500 SPX, +6.24% advanced around 155 points, or 6.12, to close near 2,630. The Nasdaq Composite COMP, +5.59% ended around 7,798, a gain of 413 points, or 5.6%.
Dow ends over 1,300 points higher as investors focus on stimulus
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