The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 186.6 points, or 1.6%, to close at 12,184. Among the biggest gainers on the index were financial stocks Bank of America ( BAC), JPMorgan Chase ( JPM) and American Express ( AXP). The only component to lose ground on the Dow was DuPont ( DD)
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks closed higher Friday, buoyed by strong U.S. economic data and the eurozone's newest plan to address its debt crisis.
2012 Stock Predictions and Outlook
|Your one-stop shop for 2012 stock recommendations and market predictions. |