Stocks Jump on Signs Economy Is Getting Stronger

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EBay(EBAY) posted fourth-quarter adjusted earnings of 70 cents a share, a penny above analysts' forecasts, and 17% higher than adjusted earnings a year earlier . Shares jumped 2.4%.

K Swiss (KSWS) shares surged 47.7% after the casual athletic footwear company agreed to be bought by South Korean retailer E.Land World for $4.75 a share, or roughly $170 million in cash.

-- Written by Andrea Tse and Joe Deaux in New York.

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