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US stocks gain for 3rd straight session
New York, May 16, 2019 (AFP) - Wall Street stocks sprinted higher for a third straight session on Thursday following solid economic data and good earnings from Dow members Cisco and Walmart.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.8 percent to 25,862.68, only about 80 points below the close on May 10 prior to Monday's selloff on US-China trade tensions.
The broad-based S&P 500 won 0.9 percent to 2,876.32, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index ...