In this Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, photo, traders Robert Arcero, left, and Michael Urkonis, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets rose Thursday Oct. 18, 2012 aft

 

              In this Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, photo, traders Robert Arcero, left, and Michael Urkonis, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets rose Thursday Oct. 18, 2012 aft
In this Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, photo, traders Robert Arcero, left, and Michael Urkonis, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets rose Thursday Oct. 18, 2012 after an unexpectedly strong U.S. housing report renewed confidence in the world's biggest economy and the latest data from China suggested the worst of its slump is over. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)