In Thursday trading, the Dow Jones industrial average closed up 207 points, or 1.5 percent, to 13,539.

The Nasdaq rose 42 points, or more than 1 percent, to 3,155.

The S&P 500 rose 23 points, or nearly 2 percent to 1,460.

The LABJ Stock Index rose 2 points, or more than 1 percent, to 141.