Investors pushed the stock market up sharply as retail sales grew at the fastest pace in five months, raising hopes that overall economic growth could end up better than expected. Still, with the Federal Reserve announcing its latest moves in monetary policy later this afternoon, there's potential for a reversal if the news doesn't match what bullish investors want to see. For now, though, the Dow Jones Industrials
All but two stocks in the Dow traded higher, with economically sensitive stocks putting in the best performance. Alcoa
Among financials, JPMorgan Chase
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