Is anything not overvalued at this point? Investors are trying to find value in shares seen as bargains, which could keep the rally going next year.
The market action from Monday through Jan. 3 may offer a preview of 2014.
In an usually dramatic year for the market, Herbalife, Tesla Motors and J.C. Penney stood out.
The company leans on the electric-car maker for help providing power when the sun isn't shining.
The stock rose 14% after regulators found no defects in fire incidents involving the Model S.
A stong Model S backlog, hopes for the Model X SUV and technical support add up to a bullish case for the stock.
Here are some of the top-performing large caps for the year.
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