HP Tumbles Over PCs, Yahoo Beats Google: Market Recap

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U.S. stocks rose Thursday despite a computer glitch that caused the Nasdaq to stop trading for three hours this afternoon. Trading on the Nasdaq index stopped between 12:20 p.m. and 3:25 p.m. EST in New York. Meanwhile, positive data on manufacturing and the labor market gave more signs that the economy is improving.

Gold: +0.32% to $1,374.50 per ounce; Oil: +0.04% to $105.00 per barrel; U.S. 10-Year: +1.61 to 2.901%.