It's about time. After its biggest loss of the year yesterday and five straight days of decline, the Dow Jones Industrial Average
Also helping push the Dow higher are investors reacting to positive earnings from aluminum giant Alcoa
Alcoa's solid earnings are also pushing shares of aerospace giant Boeing
Predictably, some of the companies most sensitive to the overall economy are surging this morning as well. Bank of America
Outside of the Dow, tech giant Apple
The big picture
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