Stocks rally lifts S&P 500 above 2,000 on economic strength

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks rose, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index above 2,000, after a report showed the biggest-ever jump in durable-goods orders and an unexpected consumer confidence increase. Amazon.com Inc. added 2.5 percent after the company said it’s buying video-game service Twitch Interactive Inc. in one of its biggest-ever acquisitions. Best Buy…

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