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The gains so far this year have pushed the S&P nearly 25 percent higher than its most recent lowest point, on Oct. 3, 2011. The broader market index has more than doubled since the March 9, 2009, low of 676.53.
S&P 500 at highest close since ’08
Stocks » The rise suggests investors are returning cautiously to the markets.
By CHRISTINE HAUSER
| The New York Times
First Published Feb 24 2012 05:57 pm • Last Updated Feb 25 2012 12:24 am
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