The S&P 500 closed out its best month in nine years despite word that Chrysler will proceed with Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Stocks ended flat for the day as news of a Chrysler bankruptcy filing quashed the day's gains, but logged solid gains for the month of April.
Investors saw some glimmers of hope in the economy as various data and Wednesday's FOMC statement helped boost stocks on Thursday. Some bullish experts even said there may be more better days to come. Read and listen to what experts had to say... (Updated)
So the final day of the month finds the S&P 500 up 9.5 percent for April, the best one-month showing since March 2000.
Stocks opened higher Thursday as investors took heart from signs of recovery in the economy and the Federal Reserve's statement that the economic outlook was improving.
Stocks benefited from economic "green shoots" in April but the question is whether the rally will be rained out in May.
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Stocks climbed on Wednesday pushing through key technical levels with investors shrugging off a bearish GDP number.
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Stocks surrendered earlier gains and fell modestly on Tuesday largely due to fresh worries that major banks may need to raise more money.
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Stocks ended higher Friday after better-than-expected results from Ford but ended lower for the week, snapping a six-week winning streak. recovered Friday after a drop triggered by the release of the bank stress-test results.
Stocks rallied on Friday as earnings showed companies have weathered the recession and economic data raised hopes the economic cycle may have hit a bottom.
As stocks capped a seventh consecutive week of gains, traders Marty Cunningham of Solazzo Trading Company and Michael Gurka of First Street Capital Partners considered how much room remains for the rally.
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