Wall Street extended its rally into a fifth straight session on Thursday with whipsaw trading as investors responded to mixed comments by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, while a warning from Macy`s pummeled retail stocks.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average <.dji> rose 119.27 points, or 0.5 percent, to 23,998.39, the S&P 500 <.spx> gained 11.5 points, or 0.44 percent, to 2,596.46 and the Nasdaq Composite <.ixic> added 28.99 points, or 0.42 percent, to 6,986.07.
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