Stocks Rise After Strong US Growth 12/20/13
NEW YORK - The stock market is pushing deeper into record territory after the U.S. reported solid growth in the third quarter.
Red Hat jumped 15 percent after the open-source software company said that its earnings rose nearly 50 percent and beat Wall Street's expectations. The stock rose the most in the S&P 500 index.
China's stock market fell 2 percent, closing lower for the ninth straight day.