NEW YORK, N.Y. – U.S. stocks rose Monday as crude oil jumped to its highest price in more than a year and energy companies climbed with it. Investors also reacted to the latest twists in the presidential race.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 88.55 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 18,329.04.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index edged up 9.92 points, or 0.5 per cent, to 2,163.66.
The Nasdaq composite jumped 36.27 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 5,328.67.
For the year:
The Dow is up 904.01 points, or 5.2 per cent.
The S&P 500 is up 119.72 points, or 5.9 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 321.26 points, or 6.4 per cent.