Quickie: Dow up 172 points, S & P finishes second-best week of year


Today's Quickie:

Blame Obama:

(Reuters)-- S&P 500 finishes its second-best week of the year. [...]

The Dow Jones industrial average gained 172.79 points, or 1.35 percent, to 13,009.68. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index rose 18.12 points, or 1.30 percent, to 1,409.15. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 40.30 points, or 1.38 percent, to 2,966.85.

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