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Dow's 350-point jump powered by rallies in Boeing, UnitedHealth and Apple's stocks in afternoon trade

The Dow Jones Industrial Average marked contemporary session highs Thursday afternoon, with markets closed in observance of Good Friday the next day to come, as elements Apple Inc. and Boeing staged a late-morning rally. The Dow DJIA, +1.41% was maximum recently up 346 points, or 1.five%, at 24,194. Apple AAPL, +2.48% and Boeing Co. BA, +2.62% were handing over a roughly 80-point jolt to the price-weighted moderate. Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +2.23% also received amid reviews that it was present process a major reorganization. Technology stocks had been below power for much of the abbreviated buying and selling week, at the heels of worries surrounding Facebook Inc.'s dealing with of person information. However, Facebook's stocks [: FB] were rebounding up four.five% at the day, underscoring a recovery for the sector which has seen a few of its maximum prominent names tumble. The technology-laden Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +1.83% was up 1.nine% at 7,080, while the S&P 500 index SPX, +1.48% rallied 1.five% at 2,644. All three benchmarks were on the right track to guide weekly positive factors. For the Dow, stocks of UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH, +1.93% up 2%, and Boeing Co. BA, +2.62% were serving to carry the blue chips.