Traders celebrate record markets

Added-jobs report sends Dow past 15,000 for first time

Posted: May 4, 2013 at 3:17 a.m.

Specialists Devin Cryan (left) and Gabriel Freytes work Friday at a post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, where the Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time.

After weeks of conflicting signals about the strength of the economy, a big gain in the jobs market gave Wall Street reason to celebrate Friday.

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Business, Pages 27 on 05/04/2013