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Originally published Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 1:42 PM

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How the Dow Jones industrial average did Wednesday

The Dow Jones industrial average rose, closing above 15,000 for a second day after it breached the landmark level Tuesday.

The Associated Press

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The Dow Jones industrial average rose, closing above 15,000 for a second day after it breached the landmark level Tuesday.

Investors focused on company earnings Wednesday as reporting for the first quarter draws to a close. Whole Foods and Electronic Arts soared, but AOL slumped.

Although earnings growth has slowed from last quarter, profits are at record levels and projected to rise throughout the year.

The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 48.92 points, or 0.3 percent, to close at 15,105.12.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 6.73 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,632.69.

The Nasdaq composite index gained 16.64 points, or 0.5 percent, to 3,413.27.

For the week:

The Dow is up 131.16, or 0.9 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 18.27, or 1.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 34.64, or 1 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 2,000.98 points, or 15.3 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 206.50 points, or 14.5 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 393.76 points, or 13 percent.

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