Stocks climb on Wall Street as appetite for risk returns

  • A sign for a Wall Street building is shown, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 in New York. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street, starting the week on a positive note following two straight weeks of losses for most major indexes. The S&P 500 was up 0.6% in the early going Monday, May 24. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Stocks closed higher Monday on Wall Street, and the broad rally helped the S&P 500 claw back more than half of its losses during the past two weeks.