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Stocks surge to end brutal October

The bulls are fighting back as we near the end of a scary month for the markets. Plus, is GE back from the dead? UBS thinks so. It’s our spooky call of the day. And, speaking of Zombie companies: What’s next for IBM and CEO Ginny Rometty? Plus, Brian Belski is here to give us the bright side for the market following a brutal October. Catch The Final Round at 3:30 ET p.m. with Jen Rogers, Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer, and editor-at-large Brian Sozzi.

A robust U.S. economy, strong consumer and business confidences and soaring corporate earnings driven by massive tax cut will act as near-term catalysts for Wall Street’s bull-run to continue in the rest of 2018.