US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Dow up 1 pct led by industrials, McDonalds

NEW YORK, July 8 (BestGrowthStock) – The Dow industrials rose more
than 1 percent in late Thursday trading led by gains in
McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N: ) and industrial shares, while consumer
and commodity stocks boosted the broader market.

The Dow Jones industrial average (.DJI: ) gained 101.94
points, or 1.02 percent, to 10,120.22. The Standard & Poor’s
500 Index (.SPX: ) rose 7.87 points, or 0.74 percent, to
1,068.14. The Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC: ) added 10.96
points, or 0.51 percent, to 2,170.43.

Wall Street was on track for its third positive day in a
row as investors cheered an easing in applications for
unemployment benefits.
(Editing by James Dalgleish)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Dow up 1 pct led by industrials, McDonalds