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Oct 3, 2015

U.S. Stocks Rally to End Week With Gains: Wall Street at Close Report by MarketWatch on October 2, 2015.

U.S. stocks rally to end week with gains

Anora Mahmudova, Barbara Kollmeyer
The Dow and S&P 500 saw their sharpest reversal in four years on Friday, turning sharp opening losses into sizable gains by the end of the session, as investors shrugged off a surprisingly weak jobs report.
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Friday’s rally helped the main indexes end a volatile week on a positive note. The S&P 500 SPX, +1.43%  closed 27.54 points, or 1.4%, higher at 1,951.36 and recorded a 1% gain over the week as nine of its 10 main sectors closed higher. Energy and materials stocks surged, tracking rising oil prices.