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Thursday, February 18, 2010
Stocks rose again today with the industrials and materials sectors leading the climb. They gained momentum in late-afternoon trading after posting only modest gains for most of the day due to disappointing data on jobless claims among other things. The dollar strengthened against the yen but weakened against the euro. The pound along with treasurys declined as well. DJIA +83.66 Nasdaq +15.42 S&P 500 +7.24.