US STOCKS SNAPSHOT - Wall St hits session highs, banks lead

Last Updated: Tue, May 14, 2013 15:20 hrs

NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks extended gains in late-morning trading on Tuesday, led by gains in banks, including Bank of America and Citigroup. Both the Dow and S&P 500 set intraday record highs.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 74.14 points, or 0.49 percent, at 15,165.82. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 12.94 points, or 0.79 percent, at 1,646.71. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 26.08 points, or 0.76 percent, at 3,464.87.

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