Earnings and oil prices moved U.S. markets higher

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On Thursday (January 28, 2016), the U.S. stock markets were positive with the recovery in oil prices and strong earnings results of some companies, such as Facebook. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) increased by 0.79% to 16,070; the S&P 500 (SPX) rose by 0.53% to 1,893; the Nasdaq Composite (COMP) rose by 0.87% to 4,507.