Stocks Finish Higher

Treasuries also gained after a Fed official suggested that the central bank's tightening cycle may be near its end

Stocks made broad gains Wednesday as Treasuries surged after Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher suggested that the Fed's tightening cycle is close to an end. Soaring oil futures led to some profit-taking, but the market finished on a high note as investors prepared for Friday's critical jobs report, according to Standard & Poor's MarketScope.

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