STOCKS RISE: Here’s what you need to know
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Stocks finished in the green on Thursday as bitcoin topped $16,000 for the first time after a wild 48-hour surge that saw fortunes made and exchanges crash. Some Wall Street banks are walking away from the volatile cryptocurrency despite a new futures market set to launch this weekend.

Here’s the scoreboard:

S&P 500: 2,637.01 (+0.29%)

Dow: 24,200.60 (+0.25%)

Nasdaq: 6,812.84 (+0.54%)

Oil: $56.61 (+1.16%)

10-year treasury bond: 2.34% (-0.57%)

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