NEW YORK U.S. stocks rallied on Thursday, with the Nasdaq closing at a record, as a round of solid earnings led by American Express pushed equities higher.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 174.63 points, or 0.86 percent, to 20,579.12, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 17.71 points, or 0.76 percent, to 2,355.88 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 53.74 points, or 0.92 percent, to 5,916.78.
(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)
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Updated Date: Apr 21, 2017 02:00 AM