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.
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.