US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St closes higher on big tech boost

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NEW YORK, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Wall Street rose on Thursday, buoyed by popular technology companies including Facebook and Alphabet, while shares of yoga pants seller Lululemon Athletica jumped after earnings.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 70.57 points, or 0.29 percent, to 24,211.48, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 7.71 points, or 0.29 percent, to 2,636.98 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 36.47 points, or 0.54 percent, to 6,812.84.

(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Nick Zieminski) ((charles.mikolajczak@tr.com; @ChuckMik; +1 646 223 5234; Reuters Messaging: charles.mikolajczak.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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