The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 92 points, or 0.74%, to close at 12,627. The blue-chip index has now risen in the past two sessions and clawed back the majority of the losses suffered on Monday. The S&P 500 rose 12 points, or 0.90%, to finish at 1332. The Nasdaq climbed 21 points, or 0.74%, to settle at 2875.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Stocks rose again Wednesday, buoyed by better-than-expected reports on durable goods orders and pending home sales. The advance came ahead of what's now expected to be an essentially fruitless eurozone summit on Thursday and Friday.