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The Business Insider: The Money Game Dow surges 440 points after US adds way more jobs than expected in June
  • US equities soared on Thursday after June's jobs report trounced estimates and lifted hopes for a swift economic recovery.
  • American businesses added 4.8 million payrolls last month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, handily beating expectations of a 3 million payroll increase.
  • The unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, below the anticipated reading of 12.5%.
  • Oil prices climbed, with West Texas Intermediate crude gaining as much as 1.6%, to $40.44 per barrel.
  • Watch major indexes update live here.

  • S&P 500: 3,160.22, up 1.4%
  • Dow Jones industrial average: 26,174.57, up 1.7% (440 points)
  • Nasdaq composite: 10,292.82, up 1.4%

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