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Solid earnings send stock indexes higher on Wall Street

Officials say the stock market has been on a steady climb since 2008. That's the longest bull run in history, but eventually, it will come to an end.
Officials say the stock market has been on a steady climb since 2008. That's the longest bull run in history, but eventually, it will come to an end.(WKYT)
Published: Feb. 12, 2020 at 5:02 PM CST
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Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, driving the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes to more record highs.

Technology stocks powered much of the rally as investors focused on the latest batch of mostly solid company earnings reports.

The latest gains come as worries subside about the economic impact of the virus outbreak that originated in China.

The S&P 500 index rose 21 points, or 0.7%, to 3,379.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 275 points, or 0.9%, to 29,551.

The Nasdaq climbed 87 points, or 0.9%, to 9,725.

The 10-year Treasury yield is up to 1.63%.

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