US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends up slightly after 2 days of declines

jueves 5 de marzo de 2015 17:02 GYT

NEW YORK, March 5 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed modestly higher on Thursday after two days of declines, with investors holding back on big bets ahead of Friday's key jobs report.

Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average rose 37.54 points, or 0.21 percent, to 18,134.44, the S&P 500 gained 2.56 points, or 0.12 percent, to 2,101.09 and the Nasdaq Composite added 15.67 points, or 0.32 percent, to 4,982.81. (Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Nick Zieminski)