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Home Depot, Alcoa, Disney: Dow Movers

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) - U.S. stocks finished Thursday solidly higher as chatter about additional monetary stimulusfrom the Federal Reserve grew louder.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose more than 155 points, or 1.24%, to close at 12,652. The S&P 500 gained 14 points, or 1.1%, to finish at 1329 and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 18 points, or 0.63%, to settle at 2836.

Breadth within the Dow was positive with 28 of the 30 components posting gains.

The biggest percentage gainers among the blue chips were Alcoa (AA), AT&T (T) , Bank of America (BAC), Home Depot (HD), Walt Disney (DIS), Travelers (TRV), which each rose more than 2% on Thursday.

Shares of Disney gained 2.05% to $47.18. The stock has risen 25.81% year to date.

Travelers shares rose 2.38% to $63.12. The stock has risen 6.68% year to date.

Alcoa shares increased 2% to $8.65. The stock is flat year to date.

Shares of AT&T gained 2.03% to $35.69. The stock has gained 18.02% year to date.

Home Depot shares rose 2.33% to $52.16. The stock has risen 24.07% year to date.

Bank of America shares increased 2.13% to $7.66. The stock has risen 37.77% year to date.

The only two Dow components losing ground were American Express (AXP) and Boeing (BA).

-- Written by Alexandra Zendrian in New York.

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