Stock market heads higher as Boehner proposal signals progress in Washington budget talks

  • by: STEVE ROTHWELL , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 17, 2012 - 3:29 PM

NEW YORK - Stocks rose on Wall Street as investors were encouraged by signs of progress in budget talks in Washington. Just two weeks remain before tax increases and government spending cuts take effect if no deal is reached.

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