December 19, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks have ended sharply higher a day after
posting their biggest drops in more than a year.
Trading was volatile Friday and there are still worries about
how Europe is handling its debt crisis. Analysts said a bounce back
after the slide Thursday wasn't surprising.
The Dow Jones industrials are up 125 at 10,193 after briefly
dropping below 10,000 in morning trading.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index is up 16 at 1,087. The Nasdaq
composite index is up 25 at 2,229.
More than three stocks rose for every one that fell on New York
Stock Exchange. Volume totaled 2.3 billion shares compared with 2.1