Epic Research Update : US Markets
The S&P 500 scored its biggest gain in more than a month on Thursday as Facebook led a tech rally and data showed the US economy was on solid footing in the fourth quarter.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 109.82 points or 0.70 percent, to end at 15,848.61. The S&P 500 gained 19.99 points or 1.13 percent, to finish at 1,794.19, its biggest daily percentage gain since December 18. The Nasdaq Composite added 71.69 points or 1.77 percent, to close at 4,123.13, its best daily percentage rise since October 10.