Crude, data trigger third straight Wall St. rally | Reuters

NEW YORK U.S. stocks tallied their third straight session of gains on Wednesday, led by energy shares as oil prices jumped while better than expected economic data helped allay growth concerns.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was up 255.37 points, or 1.58 percent, to 16,451.78, the S&P 500 .SPX had gained 31.04 points, or 1.64 percent, to 1,926.62 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC had added 98.11 points, or 2.21 percent, to 4,534.07.


(Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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Updated Date: Feb 18, 2016 02:45 AM

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