The jobs rally is a morning memory, but stocks eked out moderate to strong gains by closing...

|By:, SA News Editor

The jobs rally is a morning memory, but stocks eked out moderate to strong gains by closing time, led by transports and despite a drag from metals and miners. The Dow closes +0.2% (+22.07) to 10,388.22; S&P 500 +0.5% (+5.97) to 1,105.89; Nasdaq +1% (+21.21) to 2,194.35. Crude -1% to $75.67. Gold has a chunk taken out, -4% to $1,169.50.