News Summary: Stocks jump on strong jobs report

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 6, 2013 at 4:11 pm •  Published: December 6, 2013
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GOOD NEWS ON JOBS: Stocks rose sharply, breaking a five-day slump, after the government reported a fourth straight month of solid jobs growth in November, boosting investor confidence in the economy.

INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH: Industrial companies like General Electric and Boeing were among the biggest gainers after the report showed that manufacturing companies added the most jobs since March 2012.

CHECKING THE BOOKS: Barnes & Noble slumped after the bookseller said it was cooperating with the Securities and Exchange Commission on an investigation into its accounting.


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