Dow Rises 200 on GDP

Dow flirts with 10,000 mark with big rally
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 29, 2009 3:14 PM CDT
Specialist Jason Hardzewicz, left, works with trader Bridgette Lombardi on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in this undated file photo.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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(Newser) – The report of bigger-than-expected 3.5% growth in GDP spurred a really in stocks today, reversing a week of poor results, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • The Dow gained 200 points to close at 9,963.
  • The Nasdaq added 38 points, closing at 2,098.
  • The S&P 500 rose 23 points, settling at 1,066.