How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

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Posted: Jan 21, 2016 5:03 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Thursday and recovered some of their steep losses from the day before. The price of oil also recovered from a big decline. That lifted energy companies, which have been struggling as energy prices tumble.

On Thursday:

The Dow Jones industrial average picked up 115.94 points, or 0.7 percent, to 15,882.68.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index added 9.66 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,868.99.

The Nasdaq composite index gained 0.37 points to 4,472.06.

For the week:

The Dow has lost 105.40 points, or 0.7 percent.

The S&P 500 has fallen 11.34 points, or 0.6 percent.

The Nasdaq has retreated 16.36 points, or 0.4 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 1,542.35 points, or 8.9 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 174.95 points, or 8.6 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 535.35 points, or 10.7 percent.