Gina Francolla is the Senior Producer of Quantitative & Market Data Services at CNBC.
Share of Apple's stock closed higher for the seventh consecutive day on Wednesday, lifting the Dow Jones industrial average.
Friday was a day of superlatives for the financial markets with stocks, oil and bonds all posting significant negative milestones.
Despite a tepid performance in November, the stock market is once again trading within striking distance of its all-time high reached in May.
A group of under-the-radar stocks could rally in the week before Black Friday, if history is any guide.