This Week in the Economy

by CoyDavidson on December 20, 2014

Close up of a Wall street direction sign, New York, USA

Stocks Rally for the Week

All three major stock indexes finished the week with significant gains.  The tech heavy Nasdaq finished up 2.40% for the week. The Dow gained 3.03% and the S&P 500 advanced 3.41% for the week.

Below are links to the top economic stories for the week:

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