US stocks close higher as oil prices jump
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday after a jump in oil prices.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 9.23 (+0.04 percent) to finish at 23,548.42.
The Nasdaq climbed 22.00 (+0.33 percent) to close at 6,786.44, while the S&P 500 finished at 2,591.13, up 3.29 (+0.13 percent) from its open.
Crude oil prices were about 3 percent higher at $57 per barrel.
Winners and Losers: Sprint tumbled 11.61 percent and T-Mobile sunk 5.72 percent after both phone companies ended their merger talks.
Michael Kors hiked its 2018 outlook after acquiring Jimmy Choo and posting better-than-expected earnings in the second-quarter. The luxury fashion company’s stock soared 14.70 percent.
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