Financial stocks (XLF +2.1%) are enjoying a rocket-fueled boost this morning from the U.S. jobs ...

|About: Financial Select Sector SPD... (XLF)|By:, SA News Editor

Financial stocks (XLF +2.1%) are enjoying a rocket-fueled boost this morning from the U.S. jobs  report and Merkel's speech predicting progress in Europe. Morgan Stanley (MS +8.7%), perceived to have the most exposure to European debt problems, soars to second place among S&P gainers. Also: BAC +4.2%, JPM +6.8%, C +5.6%.