US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St extends gains; Nasdaq up 1 pct

NEW YORK, Aug 25 (BestGrowthStock) – U.S. stocks (Read more about the stock market today. ) extended gains on
Wednesday on strength in healthcare and technology shares as
investors moved into beaten-down stocks.

* The Dow Jones industrial average (.DJI: ) gained 47.23
points, or 0.47 percent, to 10,087.68. The Standard & Poor’s
500 Index (.SPX: ) climbed 6.48 points, or 0.62 percent, to
1,058.35. The Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC: ) rose 22.54 points,
or 1.06 percent, to 2,146.30.
(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by James Dalgleish)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St extends gains; Nasdaq up 1 pct