As a result Apple phone sales will continue in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy and the Netherlands.


By The Associated Press(equals)

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 115.57 points to 13,350.96. The Standard & Poor's 500 rose 16.43 points to 1,446.79. The Nasdaq composite rose 43.93 points to 3,054.53.

Benchmark crude finished up 73 cents at $87.93 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude, used to price international varieties of oil, rose $1.20 to end at $108.84 per barrel on the ICE Futures exchange in London.

Heating oil rose 4 cents to finish at $3 a gallon. Natural gas gained 6 cents to end $3.42 per 1,000 cubic feet. Wholesale gasoline added 4 cents to finish at $2.69 a gallon.

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