NEW YORK ( TheStreet) --Stocks have been gaining, buoyed by strength in the financial sector. Earlier today, we asked readers on Facebook to predict what would move the market. Here's what you said: Gary Lazaro on Facebook: "It's always Europe, what else? Merkel screwed up the market yesterday." Neil Kingsbeck on Facebook: "Apples earnings, which will be announced after the close." Laura Claman Beal on Facebook: "Europe's debt crisis." Peter Bicko on Facebook: "Goldman results" Goldie Dollars on Facebook: "Look for the unexpected volume in some quiet sectors" Chris Cruz on Facebook: "Buyers and sellers!" Steve Lorke on Facebook: "Market down on news from China and Europe" Bob Anders on Facebook: "BAC GS" Helen Patel and Clay Tribble on Facebook both said : "China" Royce Nugent on Facebook: "Supply and demand" Check out the market story: Financials Lead Stocks Higher Follow @TheStreet on Twitter and browse our Facebook page.