Oct 16, 2018 - Economy

Stock market has best day in 7 months

A group of traders on the stock exchange floor.

Photo by Spencer Platt via Getty Images.

The Dow Jones Industrials Average closed up 547 points for its best day since March 26th, per FactSet, following a slew of strong earnings reports.

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq jumped 2.1% and 2.8%, respectively, bouncing back from last week's sell-off.

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