The market rally was well underway Monday, Feb. 12, building off the momentum from a strong session on Friday, Feb. 9.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up more than 400 points, or 1.7%, Monday afternoon, the S&P 500 rose 1.46% and the Nasdaq gained 1.51%.
Here are the 10 stocks driving Monday's gains:
CSRA Inc. (CSRA) - the information technology service provider to the U.S. government was up 31% after it reached a deal to be acquired by defense contractor General Dynamics Corp. (GD) - Get Free Report .
Longfin Corp. (LFIN) - the fin-tech company was up more than 11% Monday as bitcoin prices rebounded.
Mercadolibre Inc. (MELI) - Get Free Report - shares were up 8% for the e-commerce company in spite of news Friday that rival Amazon (AMZN) - Get Free Report would be expanding operations in the company's home country of Brazil.