US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends higher after strong jobs data
NEW YORK Dec 6 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks jumped on Friday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 snapping a five-day losing streak after a strong jobs report gave traders confidence that the economy was improving.
Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average shot up 198.69 points, or 1.26 percent, to close unofficially at 16,020.20. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index rose 20.06 points, or 1.12 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,805.09. The Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 29.36 points, or 0.73 percent, to end unofficially at 4,062.52.
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