Wall St ends higher on strong earnings start

NEW YORK Thu Apr 12, 2012 1:41am IST

A trader walks past a phone hanging off the hook on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange September 27, 2011. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A trader walks past a phone hanging off the hook on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange September 27, 2011.

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - An encouraging start to earnings season helped U.S. stocks rebound on Wednesday from five days of losses that pushed the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq below key technical levels.

Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 89.54 points, or 0.70 percent, to end unofficially at 12,805.47. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 10.13 points, or 0.75 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,368.72. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 25.24 points, or 0.84 percent, to close unofficially at 3,016.46.

(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Jan Paschal)

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