By Michael Brush
The crackdown on bribery in China is getting so tough, officials say they're even scrutinizing mooncakes, a traditional Chinese pastry that people give as gifts during the lunar holiday that just passed.
In a sign that earnings still matter for the stock market, the two Dow industrials components that reported better-than-expected third-quarter profit are contributing about a third of the Dow's 244-point gain on Thursday.
By Michael Ashbaugh, MarketWatch Also: Crude oil, gold fail technical tests, U.S. dollar takes flight
CINCINNATI (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. markets' technical backdrop remains bullish despite a massive three-week run.
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