When all was said and done in a violently volatile five days last week, the stock market's major averages stood substantially higher.

In a week that saw massive intraday swings and a down day Friday, the

Dow

added 4.8%, the

S&P 500

rose 5% and the

Nasdaq

finished higher by 3.8%.

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This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.