Bond Sales Drive Dow Up 32

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 11, 2009 3:16 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Markets were up today on a successful sale of 30-year Treasury notes and other indicators of economic recovery, the Wall Street Journal reports. Bank of America saw a 9% upswing after its CEO testified on Capitol Hill. The Dow gained 31.90 to 8,770.92. The S&P rose 5.74 to 944.89. And the Nasdaq tacked on 9.29 to finish at 1,862.37.