Stocks gain on 'cliff' hope, led by banks; Apple drops 6.4%
Stocks closed higher Wednesday, their first gain of the week, as bank shares rose and comments by President Barack Obama made investors optimistic that a quick deal could be made to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” The Dow Jones industrial average rose 82.71 ...
Remarks by Obama Help Give Markets a Lift
Stocks end mostly higher on hopes for cliff deal
U.S. Stocks Rise Amid Optimism Over Fiscal Cliff Negotiations