Stocks post gains on earnings, outlooks


Better-than-expected earnings from Gannett (GCI), anticipation of strong results from Texas Instruments (TXN) and Apple (AAPL) and some bullish analyst commentary on Dow component Caterpillar (CAT) helped propel stocks broadly higher Monday.

At the close, the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average ($INDU) rose 97 points, or 1 percent, to 10,093, while the broader S&P 500 ($INX) added 10 points, or 0.9 percent, to 1,098. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite ($COMPX) gained 20 points, or 0.9 percent, to finish at 2,176.

For more on stocks making moves today, be sure to check out BloggingStocks' market wrap up.