Dec 27, 2018 - Economy & Business

Stocks close higher after wild roller coaster ride

Traders work at the NYSE in New York

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average rebounded over 800 points from its low earlier in the day to close up 260 points Thursday, while the Nasdaq and S&P rose less than 1%.

Why it matters: Volatility is back, as we've seen over the past few months and every trading session this holiday week.

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