Stocks up on Nasdaq, Coke deals

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Published on 25 May 2007, 22:33
May 25 - U.S. stocks rallied after Nasdaq's planned bid for a Nordic markets operator and Coca-Cola's buy of a vitamin water company put investors in a holiday mood. The Dow rallied 66 points to 13,507.
The Nasdaq gained 19 points to 2,557.

Crude oil prices jumped on the eve of the peak summer driving season.

Conway G. Gittens reports from New York.