A rash of encouraging news got investors excited about the stock market this morning. Manufacturing data from China, Europe, and the U.S. all showed improvement, and the private sector added 170,000 jobs in January. Just after 10:45 a.m. EST, the Dow Jones Industrials
Bank of America
The lone loser in morning trading was McDonald's
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