NEW YORK | Technology companies lead US stock indexes higher
NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are rising Thursday as technology companies like Apple resume their upward march. Software company CA is soaring after chipmaker Broadcom agreed to buy it for $18.9 billion. Health care and industrial companies are also climbing as the market recovers much of the previous day’s losses.
KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index gained 20 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,794 as of 12:15 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 211 points, or 0.9 percent, to 24,911.