Stocks were strong out of the gate, and get a further lift from strong employment trend data,...

|By:, SA News Editor

Stocks were strong out of the gate, and get a further lift from strong employment trend data, with Conference Board boldly predicting an end to job losses early next year. DJIA now +1.1% to 10131. S&P +1.2% at 1082. Nasdaq +1.3% to 2140. Crude +2.2% to $79.17. Gold +1% at $1,107. Treasurys are flat ahead of the $40B 3-year note sale.