What started as a strong open for stock indexes turned into a buyer's stampede at the close,...

|By:, SA News Editor

What started as a strong open for stock indexes turned into a buyer's stampede at the close, with the Dow scoring its biggest daily gain since March 23, +3.1% (+257.86) to 8617.35. S&P +3% (+26.85) to 932.69. Techs were strong and Nasdaq +3.5% (+63.17) to 1862.90.