The Dow's Big Day Rounds Out Big Week In Business News
By: Scott Horsley
February 2, 2013
The stock market surged Friday after a week of conflicting economic signals. New data showed the economy shrank in the final quarter of last year, but employers kept hiring at a faster pace than initially reported.
A short-term fix for the nearly empty Highway Trust Fund is a step closer to President Obama's desk. Congress has been talking about the long-term problems with the construction account, but the two chambers have not agreed on a long-term solution.
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