Summary Box: Stocks end best week since '09

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Posted: Jul 01, 2011 5:17 PM
Summary Box: Stocks end best week since '09

GOOD SIGNS: A surprising rebound in the Institute of Supply Management's national manufacturing index prolonged a weeklong rally in the stock market. Rising auto sales also helped lift stock indexes.

BIG WEEK: The Dow rose 5.4 percent for the week, its best week in two years.

THE INDEXES: The Dow rose 168.43 points, or 1.4 percent, to close at 12,582.77. The S&P 500 rose 18.94, or 1.4 percent, to 1,339.63. The Nasdaq rose 42.51, or 1.5 percent, to 2,816.03.