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  • Jump in housing starts, earnings send stocks up

    New signs of recovery in the housing market and strong corporate earnings sent stocks higher for a second straight day. The Dow Jones rose 103 points, to close at 12,908. The positive showing comes on the heels of an otherwise dismal start to July trading.

  • Strong housing report boosts stocks

    The Dow and the S&P 500 had their highset closing numbers since July, propelled by a surprisingly strong report on the housing market and the possibility of more money for the International Monetary Fund. The Dow rose 96 points to close at 12578, and the S&P gained 14 points to end the day at 1308.