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Stocks gain as Dow extends record rise: Wall Street At Close Report March 5, 2013 by Gibson, MarketWatch.

By Kate Gibson , MarketWatch    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — U.S. stocks on Wednesday finished mostly higher, with the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average extending its record rise after an encouraging report on private-payrolls growth.  The S&P 500 index — a broader gauge of the stock market — posted slight gains, ending the session 24 points from its all-time closing high recorded in October of 2007.  DOW AT ALL-TIME HIGH • How to invest in view of record-high Dow • Dow record high: Rally point or new ceiling? • Lessons from past Dow milestones • Dow’s back on top — but are you? • 'Lost decade' continues for IRAs, 401(k)s • Knowing when to take profits   The market’s bull run has come amid central-bank monetary easing both in the United States and overseas, with