Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Stocks Surge on Stimulus Hope - Bush Set to Hand Out More $$

Wall Street began the trading week with a near five-percent jump after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gave support for a second possible economic stimulus plan. The Dow rallied 413 points, or 4.6 percent, to 9,265. The S&P 500 gained 44 points, or 4.7 percent, to 985. The Nasdaq jumped 58 points to 1,770. Crude oil prices rose to $74.25

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