Blue Chips jumped 339.51 points to end at 12208.55, boosted by economic news from Europe and the U.S. All 30 component stocks ended higher.

“By once again pushing The Dow above the 12000 level on pace to its largest-ever monthly point increase, the market is clearly cheered by the favorable economic news coming out of both Europe and the U.S. However, until more lasting repairs to the many macroeconomic challenges faced around the world are addressed, it’s likely the markets will continue to ride the roller-coaster of volatility for the foreseeable future,” said John Prestbo, Dow Jones Indexes’ Editor & Executive Director.

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