Wall Street stocks ended higher for the first time in over a week on Thursday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 rising 1 percent, but many analysts saw the rebound as short-lived.

Based on the latest available results, the Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> rose 75.42 points, or 0.63 percent, to end unofficially at 12,124.36. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was up 9.45 points, or 0.74 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,289.01. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was up 9.49 points, or 0.35 percent, to close unofficially at 2,684.87.

(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Jan Paschal)