Tech Rallies; Dow Climbs 179

By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 17, 2009 3:19 PM CDT
Tech Rallies; Dow Climbs 179
Employees of Barclays Capital work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange today.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – Stocks made gains today, with the financial and tech sectors pacing advances, the Wall Street Journal reports. Google and Research in Motion both gained at least 4%, with Citigroup and US Bancorp posting similar rises. The S&P 500’s financial sector gained 6.57%, and the index overall rose 24.23 to close at 778.12. The Dow closed up 178.73 at 7,395.70, while the Nasdaq gained 58.09, to 1,462.11. (Read more Dow Jones stories.)

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