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) . 

Longfin Corp.  (LFIN)  - the fin-tech company was up more than 11% Monday as bitcoin prices rebounded.

Mercadolibre Inc. (MELI) - shares were up 8% for the e-commerce company in spite of news Friday that rival Amazon (AMZN) would be expanding operations in the company's home country of Brazil. 

Golar LNG Ltd.  (GLNG) - the midstream liquefied natural gas company was up 7.5% as crude prices rose Monday. 

B2Gold Corp. (BTG) - the Canadian gold producer was up 6.4% as gold prices were rising on Monday. 

Sibanye Gold (SBGL) - was gaining 6.7% along with spot gold prices moving higher. 

Insperity Inc. (NSP) - the human resources service provider was up 6.9% after the company announced record fourth quarter and fiscal 2017 results. 

SM Energy Co. (SM) - shares were up 6.8% for the independent energy company. 

Encana Corp.  (ECA) - the energy producer was up 7% on rising energy prices. 

Restaurant Brands International Inc.  (QSR) - the parent of Burger King, Tim Hortons and Popeyes rose 6.9% after the company reported a strong fourth-quarter profit. 

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