Data, tech stocks boost Wall Street – Reuters

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Friday and the Nasdaq notched a record high, helped by upbeat economic data and gains in technology shares.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 31.6 points, or 0.14 percent, to close at 22,872.61, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 2.26 points, or 0.09 percent, to 2,553.19 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 14.29 points, or 0.22 percent, to 6,605.80.

Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by James Dalgleish