Stock Markets Latest News: Wall St. Advances in Rebound Off Recent Weakness

Wochit
U.S. stocks rose solidly, partially recovering from recent steep declines as strong data pointed to improvements in the economy. U.S. stocks rose in early trading, pushed higher by a trifecta of encouraging economic reports. Stock index futures rose, indicating the S&P 500 may halt its recent selloff after comments from China's central bank eased recent concerns about a credit crunch in the world's second largest economy.