Stocks End Higher in Wild Session

Major indexes surged in late trading after numerous swings into positive and negative territory Wednesday. Volatility rules the day

Maybe neck braces should be standard equipment for equity investors in the current market. In yet another volatile session, major stock indexes finished sharply higher Wednesday due to a late-session short-covering surge. After deepening losses and failed rally attempts during the day, the stock market jumped abruptly in the final 30 minutes of trading, driven by a spike in volume.

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