Stocks advance on optimism that lawmakers are edging toward a deal to avoid ...
NEW YORK — Stocks gained on signs that lawmakers are edging toward a deal that would help the U.S. avoid the “fiscal cliff.” Indexes shrugged off an early loss and rose in afternoon trading Wednesday. The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 106.98 ...
Stocks Decline as Investors Wait on 'Cliff'
US Stocks Push to Day's Highs Amid 'Fiscal Cliff' Hopes
Stocks stage a late rally