Wednesday, February 27, 2013 5:37 pm
News Summary: Dow surges 175 to high for the year
By The Associated Press
SEEING GREEN: Dollar Tree jumped 11 percent, the biggest gain in the S&P 500 index, after reporting that its quarterly income surged. Dollar General and Family Dollar Stores also rose.
HOME `BULL'-DERS: Another strong report on housing sent home builders higher. A realty group said sales of previously occupied homes surged in January. Hovnanian rose 5 percent, while Lennar and D.R. Horton rose 2 percent.