Stocks finish a strong month on an up note, locking in solid gains for major indexes. For the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Stocks finish a strong month on an up note, locking in solid gains for major indexes. For the month: The Dow up 6.5%; the S&P 500 up 5.7%; Nasdaq up 4.9%. Now what's in store for December - historically the second-best-performing month, after July?