US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St extends gains, key indexes up more than 1 pct

NEW YORK, June 7 Fri Jun 7, 2013 11:33am EDT

NEW YORK, June 7 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks extended gains on Friday, with all three major indexes trading up more than 1 percent by midday, as the latest jobs report eased fears of the Federal Reserve possibly reducing its stimulus efforts sooner than expected.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 200.17 points, or 1.33 percent, at 15,240.79. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 19.22 points, or 1.18 percent, at 1,641.78. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 37.45 points, or 1.09 percent, at 3,461.51.

A couple walks along the rough surf during sunset at Oahu's North Shore, December 26, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Find your dream retirement town

Florida? Hawaii? Reuters has teamed up with Zillow to give you the power to customize a list of your best places to retire.  Video | Full Article