Stocks rose sharply at the open Friday after a stronger-than-expected report on employment conditions in November.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 200 points, 0.7%, to open near 27,878, while the S&P 500 rose about 16 points or 0.5%, opening near 3,134. The Nasdaq was up about 63 points, 0.7%, opening near 8,634.
Shares of American Outdoor Brands Inc. parent company of Smith & Wesson, bounced after the company reported better-than-expected revenues and raised its forecast.
Source : MarketWatch