How the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursday

AP News
Posted: Aug 22, 2013 8:30 PM

The Dow Jones industrial average ended its longest losing streak of the year on Thursday. The index got a lift after encouraging economic reports from China and Europe boosted the outlook for global growth. The Dow had fallen for six straight days. A technical glitch halted trading on the Nasdaq for most of the afternoon.

The Dow rose 66.19 points, or 0.4 percent, to 14,963.74.

The S&P 500 gained 14.16 points, or 0.9 percent, to 1,656.96.

The Nasdaq composite climbed 38.92 points, or 1.1 percent, to 3,638.71.

For the week:

The Dow is down 117.73 points, or 0.8 percent.

The S&P is up 1.13 points, or 0.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 35.93 points, or 1 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,859.60 points, or 14.2 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 230.77 points, or 16.2 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 619.20 points, or 20.5 percent.