Stocks hit highs on hiring surge

Posted: July 3, 2014 at 2:28 a.m.

In this Monday, June 30, 2014 photo, trader John Liotti, center, and specialist Donald Civitanova, right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stocks were mostly higher Wednesday, July 2, 2014, on improved U.S. and Chinese economic activity.

Stocks closed at their latest all-time highs Wednesday after news that business hiring surged in June.

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