Apr 12, 2012, 09.18 AM | Source: Reuters
An encouraging start to earnings season helped US stocks rebound on Wednesday from five days of losses that pushed the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq below key technical levels.
Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 89.54 points, or 0.70%, to end unofficially at 12,805.47. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 10.13 points, or 0.75%, to finish unofficially at 1,368.72. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 25.24 points, or 0.84%, to close unofficially at 3,016.46.