Stocks rose on Friday after two days of declines as strong earnings General Electric and Google boosted investor optimism.
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There is still a lot of liquidity going into the market, especially after pulling back for a day or two, said Doug Roberts, chief market strategist for Channel Capital Research in New Jersey.
The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was up 53.81 points, or 0.46 percent, at 11,876.61. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was up 6.78 points, or 0.53 percent, at 1,287.04. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was up 10.90 points, or 0.40 percent, at 2,715.19.
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(Editing by Padraic Cassidy)