IT'S ALL ABOUT THE FED: The market rose Monday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sounded pessimistic about the job market. That could mean the Fed will continue propping up the economy.
BY THE NUMBERS: The Dow Jones industrial average enjoyed its third-biggest gain of the year. The Standard & Poor's 500 had its highest close since May 2008. The Nasdaq had its highest close since November 2000.
`HUNGER GAMES' IS A FEAST: Lions Gate Entertainment climbed 4.5 percent after "The Hunger Games" movie had a record-setting opening weekend.