Stocks rise; Facebook boosts Nasdaq


Stocks ended higher on Thursday, with the Nasdaq propelled higher by a surge in Facebook’s shares after the social-networking company reported much better-than-expected quarterly results. The Nasdaq rose 25.59 points. The Dow added 13.37 points, or 0.1%, to 15,555.61.

The RBR Radio Index was up 7.069, or 1.0%, to 692.559.

The TVBR Television Index was up 12.000, or 1.7%, to 717.968.

Entravision, up 8.9%
Entercom, up 3.8%
Emmis, up 3.5%

Beasley, down 1.9%
Radio One, down .9%
Arbitron, down .8%