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U.S. stocks surged Thursday, driving the Dow industrials to a record close on strong earnings from brokerages and other companies and an improving outlook for the U.S. economy.
The bulls made a run on Wall Street today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average making a 100-point push to set a new record close - ending the day above 12,400 for the first time. CNBC’s Melissa Lee had her “Eye on the Floor” during a busy trading day.
Communications equipment maker Ciena Corp. reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on sharply higher revenue and lower expenses, sending its shares as much as 10% higher.