Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) closed up 130 points (+0.8%) at 16,956. During the day, 296.3 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 327.1 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio closed at 2,071 issues advancing vs. 1,008 declining with 141 unchanged.
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