Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Friday with the Standard & Poor's 500 ending the week nearly two points higher. Investors have piled into stocks at the beginning of the year after lawmakers reached a last-minute deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff."
Showing a vote of confidence in JPMorgan Chase Friday, relieved investors drove up bank stocks, ended a six-day losing streak for the market and sent the Dow Jones industrial average up 204 points, the best day this month, to close at 12,777.
Burger King returns to the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, two years after being taken private by owner 3G Capital. Only 16 percent of Burger King shares will be available for trading once the company returns to public life.