How the Dow Jones industrial average did Wednesday

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Posted: Nov 26, 2014 4:53 PM

Major U.S. stock indexes climbed back to record levels on Wednesday as investors assessed the latest reports on the economy. Semiconductor stocks rose after a strong earnings report from Analog Devices.

The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed at all-time highs. U.S. markets will be closed Thursday for Thanksgiving. They will reopen for an abbreviation session on Friday, when trading will close at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time.

Wednesday:

The Dow rose 12.81 points, or 0.07 percent, to 17,827.75.

The S&P 500 index gained 5.80 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,072.83.

The Nasdaq composite rose 29.07 points, or 0.6 percent, to 4,787.32.

For the week:

The Dow is up 17.69 points, or 0.1 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 9.33 points, or 0.5 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 74.35 points, or 1.6 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,251.09 points, or 7.6 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 224.47 points, or 12.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 610.73 points, or 14.6 percent.