Cyclical boost lifts stocks; Yellen news gives short bump


November 24, 2020 5:13 AM

NEW YORK (REUTERS) – US stocks closed higher in a choppy session on Monday (Nov 23) as hopes for a Covid-19 vaccine lifted economically sensitive sectors such as energy and industrials, but a pullback in megacap shares curbed gains on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq.