The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 123.1 points, or 1%, at 12,904, bouncing back from an almost 100-point drop the previous day, its worst session of the year. The S&P 500 rose 14.8 points, or 1.1%, at 1358. The Nasdaq added 44 points, or 1.5%, at 2960. All major sectors had been trading in the green, led by basic materials, consumer cyclical stocks and technology.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The major U.S. indices finished about 1% higher Thursday on a set of strong domestic economic headlines.
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