How the Dow Jones industrial average did Wednesday

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Posted: Apr 30, 2014 7:34 PM

The Dow Jones industrial average closed at an all-time high on Wednesday after investors assessed more corporate earnings, the latest move from the Fed and an unexpectedly weak reading on economic growth in the first quarter. Sealed Air, a food packing company, and C.H. Robinson, a freight company, were among stocks that rose after reporting earnings.

On Wednesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 45.47 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,580.84.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 5.62 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,883.95.

The Nasdaq composite climbed 11.01 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,114.56.

For the week:

The Dow Jones industrial average is up 219.38 points, or 1.3 percent.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index is up 20.55 points, or 1.1 percent.

The Nasdaq composite is up 38.99 points, or 1 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 4.18 points, or 0.03 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 35.59 points, or 1.9 percent.

The Nasdaq composite is down 62.03 points, or 1.5 percent.