Investors send stocks higher on signs that economy’s still buoyant

Investors send stocks higher on signs that economy’s still buoyant
Better-than-expected jobs data sent stocks higher on Thursday as Wall Street cautiously cheered evidence that the economy, while still fragile, appears eager to bounce back. The Dow Jones industrial average index of blue-chip stocks ended the day up 0.4 percent, to 25,827.63, while the S&P 500 rose 14.2 points, or 0.5 percent, to 3,130.01. The...