Market recap: Stocks started the new month with a bang, as the Dow topped 14,000 for the first...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks started the new month with a bang, as the Dow topped 14,000 for the first time since Oct. 2007 on encouraging data on U.S. jobs and manufacturing. Most sectors enjoyed buying interest, particularly financials; BofA and Morgan Stanley each gained more than 3%, while Citi and JPMorgan rose ~2%. Crude oil continued higher; Treasury prices fell, with longer yields at 10-month highs.