How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

NEW YORK (AP) — Solid earnings reports on Thursday helped lift stocks for a fifth straight session. The gains were broad, with nine of the 10 industry sectors of the Standard and Poor’s 500 index showing gains.

On Thursday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 134.29 points, or 0.7 percent, to 18,506.41.

The S&P 500 gained 11.32 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,163.75.

The Nasdaq composite increased 28.33 points, or 0.6 percent, to 5,034.06.

For the week:

The Dow is up 359.67 points, or 2 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 33.85 points, or 1.6 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 77.30 points, or 1.6 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,081.38 points, or 6.2 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 119.81 points, or 5.9 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 26.65 points, or 0.5 percent.

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