Stocks rallied, pushing the Dow above 10,000 in its best one-day point gain since July. A decline in weekly jobless claims and good news from Cisco led the way, reports the Wall Street Journal.
- The Dow rose 204 points to close at 10,006.
- The Nasdaq added 49 points to settle at 2,105.
- The S&P 500 gained 20 points, closing at 1,067.