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The Dow Rose 197 Points Because Jobs Data Jolted Stocks

Evie Liu

U.S. stocks surged after two days of declines. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.75% to close at 26,504.95. The S&P 500 gained 0.96% to end at 2945.64, and the Nasdaq Composite added 1.58% to close at 8164.