US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street closes up on tech rally, healthcare rebound
Oct 23 (Reuters) - A tech share rally drove U.S. stocks up sharply for a second day on Friday as earnings from companies including Microsoft Corp beat analysts' expectations, while healthcare shares rebounded from recent losses.
The S&P 500 erased its loss for the year and ended above its 200-day moving average for the first time since Aug. 19.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 160.68 points, or 0.92 percent, to 17,649.84, the S&P 500 gained 22.69 points, or 1.11 percent, to 2,075.2 and the Nasdaq Composite added 111.81 points, or 2.27 percent, to 5,031.86. (Reporting By Sinead Carew; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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