Dow rockets past 15,000 for first time after lastest jobs report

By Agence France-Presse
Friday, May 3, 2013 12:05 EDT
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 5, 2013.
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose above 15,000 for the first time Friday following a solid US jobs report.

At 1429 GMT, the Dow reached 15,000.54, up 173.96, or 1.17 percent. The rise followed a US Labor Department report that showed the US economy added 165,000 jobs in April, well above market expectations.

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