Topic: Huntingdon Valley
Stocks closed higher on Wall Street but only after giving up much of the ground they won earlier in the day. Good news on jobless claims and healthy earnings from name-brand companies like Royal Caribbean and Harley-Davidson encouraged investors to buy stocks.
Jill Kelley identifies herself as an 'Honorary Consul General.' The Florida hostess, mother of three children and wife of a surgeon, is in the middle of a sex scandal involving Gen. David Petraeus. Now Jill Kelley's 'flirtatious' emails with Gen. John Allen are under investigation.
Trading was light Monday as stocks closed without much change. Investors' anxiety about the approaching fiscal cliff held stocks in place.
Hundreds of people were expected to pay their respects to Specter on Tuesday, from regular citizens and local political figures to Vice President Joe Biden, a longtime colleague.