US Stocks Rise as Small Caps Surge Amid Deal Activity
The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 36.32 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,960.60. The Russell 2000 Index of small companies climbed 1.2 percent for a fourth day of gains. Trading in U.S. stocks was 8.4 percent below the 30-day average at this time of day.
Stocks higher thanks to more big deals
U.S. Stocks Extend Records as Small Caps Gain Amid Deal Activity
As deal news flies, stocks move higher