AP – Upbeat news for banks and homebuilders pushed the stock market broadly higher Monday, extending its gains for the month. Better-than-expected results from Citigroup Inc. drove financial stocks up by more than 2 percent, halting a recent slide brought on by questions into how banks have handled foreclosures.
How the major stock indexes fared Monday (AP)
Posted by Yahoo! News: Stock Markets News on October 18th, 2010