Dow back in black for 2015 as oil shares bounce

The Dow pushed back into positive territory for 2015 Monday, lifted by a technical bounce in petroleum shares and data showing a seven-year peak in US construction spending. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 165.22 points (0.94 percent) to 17,828.76, moving the blue-chip index into the black for the year for the first time since July. The broad-based S&P 500 gained 24.69 (1.19 percent) at 2,104.05, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 73.40 (1.45 percent) to 5,127.15.

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