NEW YORK (AP) — Strong earnings from technology companies including Intel Corp. sent stocks soaring Wednesday. The Nasdaq composite index had its biggest one-day jump in six months.
The Nasdaq rose 57, or 2 percent, to 2,802 in early afternoon trading. The technology-focused index hasn't risen that much since Oct. 5.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 200 points, or 1.6 percent, to 12,467.