The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 67 points, or 0.5%, to close at 13,280, after hitting an intra-day high of 13,338, levels not seen since late 2007. The S&P 500 gained 8 points, or 0.6%, to finish at 1406, and the Nasdaq added 4 points, or 0.1%, to close at 3050.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Stocks kicked off May on a strong note Tuesday, posting smart gains after a much better-than-expected report on U.S. manufacturing activity.
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