Stock Market Today: Recovery Plays Lead the Way as Stocks Calmly Climb

Airlines, restaurants and cruise liners were among some of the session's biggest gainers in a smooth, fruitful Monday for stocks.

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Wall Street kicked off the week with a surprisingly, refreshingly gentle Monday session with modest but steady movement across most of the market.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite, which has spent much of the past few weeks lurching up and down on inflation fears, led the other major indices thanks to the likes of Apple (AAPL, +2.5%) and Facebook (FB, +2.0%).

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Kyle Woodley

Kyle Woodley is the Editor-in-Chief of WealthUp, a site dedicated to improving the personal finances and financial literacy of people of all ages. He also writes the weekly The Weekend Tea newsletter, which covers both news and analysis about spending, saving, investing, the economy and more.

Kyle was previously the Senior Investing Editor for, and the Managing Editor for before that. His work has appeared in several outlets, including Yahoo! Finance, MSN Money, Barchart, The Globe & Mail and the Nasdaq. He also has appeared as a guest on Fox Business Network and Money Radio, among other shows and podcasts, and he has been quoted in several outlets, including MarketWatch, Vice and Univision. He is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University, where he earned a BA in journalism. 

You can check out his thoughts on the markets (and more) at @KyleWoodley.