U.S. stocks finished the day higher after Congress passed a budget bill and on improved talks on tariff disputes with China. In economic news, the consumer sentiment index improved in February from January levels. In corporate news, shares of Deere were down after higher costs weighed on first-quarter results. Treasury bond prices fell as yields rose. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 777 points, or 3%, for the week.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average* was up 444 points or 1.7% to 25,883
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 29 points or 1.1% to 2,775
The NASDAQ Composite Index was up 45 points or 0.6% to 7,472
The 30-year Treasury yield closed lower at 2.99% and the 10-year Treasury yield finished higher at 2.66%.
The spot price of gold rose $8.86 to $1,321.44
And the price of crude oil rose $1.34 to $55.75
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