Dow Up 31 on Jobs, Income
Weekly jobless claims hit 14-month low
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 25, 2009 3:08 PM CST
Specialist Charles Solomon works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Nov. 23, 2009.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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(Newser) – Stocks saw solid gains as positive data on personal income and jobless claims raised hopes for a solid post-Thanksgiving shopping season, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • The Dow rose 31 points, closing at 10,464.
  • The Nasdaq gained 7 points, settling at 2,176.
  • The S&P 500 added 5 points to close at 1,111.