1. US Stocks Higher; Private Payrolls Rise By 103,000 In November

    By Lisa Levin U.S. stocks traded higher this morning, following the release of economic reports on Wednesday. Following the market opening Wednesday, the Dow traded up 0.21% to 36,200.86 while the NASDAQ rose 0.28% to 14,270.30. The S&P 500 also rose, gaining, 0.32% to 4,581.88. Che