15 Aug '11, 9pm

US stocks climb on M&A deals, bargain hunting

US stocks climb on M&A deals, bargain hunting

NEW YORK: US stocks rallied on Monday, erasing last week's losses, after a raft of big merger and acquisition announcements spurred buying momentum. The Dow Jones Industrial Average leaped 213.88 points (1.90 percent) to finish at 11,482.90. The broader S&P 500 was up 25.68 points (2.18 percent) at 1,204.49, and the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite gained 47.22 points (1.88 percent) to 2,555.20. After a roller-coaster week dominated by US and European public debt problems, Wall Street bulls were ready to take the markets higher. "It is too soon to say that a bottom is in place, but the market is obviously showing encouraging signs that the worst of the selling is behind us," said Scott Marcouiller at Wells Fargo Advisors. Stocks piled up gains "as investors seek bargains following three weeks of losses," he added. It was the third winning session for Wall Street, returning the i...

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