U.S. stocks ended Thursday’s session with solid gains, recouping most of the losses from the previous session, which were the biggest in three months. A rise in crude-oil prices pushed energy companies sharply higher, with energy shares leading the S&P 500 gains, up 4.46%. The S&P 500 closed 31.55 points, or 1.67%, higher at 1,921. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 227.23 points, or 1.41%, to 16,378. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite ended the day up 88.94 points, or 1.97%, at 4,615.
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