A number of select employment-related stocks are running hot after the rise in jobless claims...

|By:, SA News Editor

A number of select employment-related stocks are running hot after the rise in jobless claims doesn't alter the general perception that the labor market is trending positive. Also in the mix, M&A speculation stirred up last week on word that Monster Worldwide was exploring strategic alternative and more chatter this week that LinkedIn could be taking a look. Gainers: LNKD +5.5%, MWW +3.8%, KELYA +3.1%, MAN +2.8%, DHX +5.1%.