Here is Today's Market Summary:
The market rallied again on Friday after McDonald's and several other large companies reported solid earnings. The markets closed higher for the third straight week, their best run since February, as hope builds that a weekend meeting will bring European leaders closer to easing the region's debt troubles. The Dow jumped 267.01 points, or 2.3 percent, to 11,808.79. The S&P 500 gained 22.86 points, or 1.9 percent, to 1,238.25, and the Nasdaq gained 38.84, or 1.5 percent, to 2,637.
10-22-2011 8:57 AM