US STOCKS SNAPSHOT - Wall St extends gains; S&P, Nasdaq up 1 pct

NEW YORK, June 17 Mon Jun 17, 2013 9:50am EDT

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NEW YORK, June 17 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks extended gains on Monday, with each of the major indexes up more than 1 percent, amid expectations the Federal Reserve will continue to support the economic recovery.

The Dow Jones industrial average gained 169.51 points, or 1.12 percent, to 15,239.69. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index climbed 16.61 points, or 1.02 percent, to 1,643.34. The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 34.92 points, or 1.02 percent, to 3,458.47.

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