US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rebounds after bogus tweet

NEW YORK, April 23 Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:04pm EDT

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NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday in a broad rally, recovering from sharp declines sparked by a "bogus" Associated Press tweet about explosions at the White House.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 152.29 points, or 1.05 percent, to end unofficially at 14,719.46. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained 16.27 points, or 1.04 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,578.77. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 35.78 points, or 1.11 percent, to close unofficially at 3,269.33.

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LKL wrote:
To think that the financial world is in the hands of people of react hysterically and without fact checking… Who can be surprised by the financial debacle that we are in?

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