Global woes plagued markets at the outset of October, but markets are poised to close at a record-high amid strong U.S. economic prospects.
Fears of an October stock market slump are a distant memory as central banks print money and the U.S. economy kicks into gear.
U.S. stocks surge Friday morning after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly increases its annual stimulus targets.
U.S. stock futures surge Friday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly increases its annual stimulus targets by 10 trillion yen to 80 trillion ($717 billion).
U.S. stock markets closed far higher on Thursday as the Commerce Department said U.S. gross domestic product rose 3.5% in the third quarter.