Stocks close up on economic data; Wal-Mart falters
Stocks closed higher Thursday after reports on the U.S. economy and manufacturing showed continued expansion and despite a disappointing earnings report from Wal-Mart Stores. The Standard & Poor's 500 index is inching back up toward its all-time high, ...
U.S. Stocks Rise on Factory Data Amid Facebook Deal
US STOCKS-Wall St rises on factory data; Tesla and Facebook jump
Stocks rise as manufacturing activity index hits highest level in nearly four ...