Stocks moved to session highs at midday, around 1% up after some better-than-expected...

|By:, SA News Editor

Stocks moved to session highs at midday, around 1% up after some better-than-expected manufacturing numbers, and have traded around that point in the past hour. The Dow +0.8% to 9762; S&P 500 +1.1% to 1064; Nasdaq +1% to 2123. Crude +0.9%. Natural gas +8.8%. Gold +1.2%.