The Dow is up 51 to 12,071. The S&P 500 is also higher at 7.76 to 1,252 and the Nasdaq has jumped 15.60 to 2,641.
The VIX is at 26.84, down 0.57.
Here's the largest option buying in equities from this morning.
Here's the U.S. Stock Options with the Biggest Changes in Implied Volatlity.
Links to morning stories
D.Boerse, NYSE Euronext to meet with EU December 6 From Reuters
Research in Motion: The Ugliness Gets Uglier-er. From Wall Street Journal
Three reasons why the job market still stinks From CNN/Money
CME Group fines high-frequency traders From Fierce FinanceIT
The boy wonder of the MF Global nightmare From CNN/Money
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