The S&P 500 posted 60 new 52-week highs and 3 new lows; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 95 new highs and 38 new lows. Banks have been benefiting from higher interest rates, which allow them to book fatter profits from making loans.
Disney soared after unveiling a new video streaming service to go up against Netflix, the industry leader.
Netflix shares were down 3.6%.
The market was coming off a wobbly week as investors anxious that the early first-quarter earnings reports would come in even weaker than the low expectations analysts already have.
JPMorgan topped Street expectations in its first quarter financial results, giving investors a shot of confidence at the opening bell. Other banks also rose.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged almost 1%, 229 points higher, to 26,376.9. The average still finished slightly lower for the week.
In Europe, the London FTSE rose 7 points to 7,425.1, the French CAC increased 0.3% to 5,503.3 and the German DAX jumped 0.5% to 11,997.7.
At the small-cap level, the Russell 2000 ticked up 5 points to 1,584.1, and the S&P Smallcap 600 gained 0.3% to 970.3.
The gauge of current conditions rose to a four-month high of 114.2, while the expectations gauge fell to 85.8.
In addition to banks, technology, communications and industrial companies helped lift USA stocks Friday. Health care stocks lagged. So far this year, it's lagging the other 10 sectors in the S&P 500. That marks a turnaround from a severe contraction in February as the USA and China continue negotiating a resolution to their costly trade war.
The data on Chinese exports suggests that growth is potentially going to rebound, said Tom Martin, senior portfolio manager with Globalt Investments.
Investors continue focusing on company earnings reports due during the next few months in hopes of gleaning clues regarding the trajectory of the USA economy. Citigroup, UnitedHealth Group and Johnson & Johnson are among the larger companies releasing results next week.
Wrong-footing financial sector watchers who had warned of a "not that great" earnings season for banks, JP Morgan reported higher first-quarter profits on Friday, pointing to a still-solid USA economy reflected in more lending and better profit margins on loans. The expected drop in profits is due nearly entirely to weaker profit margins.
Tiger Woods remporte le Masters d'Augusta — Golf
Il y a encore seize mois, il était donné perdu pour le golf après avoir subi quatre opérations du dos entre 2014 et 2017. Tiger Woods a signé un retour éclatant au plus haut niveau en remportant le Masters d'Augusta, dimanche.
C'est via son réseau social favori, instagram, que Booba a annoncé son combat contre Kaaris: " il a signé, j'ai signé ". Dans une vidéo publiée sur son compte Instagram, Kaaris apparaît en train de manger et de compléter le fameux contrat.
However, he did not get his wish, as he remained with the Pelicans and was placed on a minutes restriction to prevent an injury. Danny Ferry had held the GM job on an interim basis but decided he didn't want the job permanently, he told Wojnarowski .
The sequence occurred in the 93rd minute of the Red Bulls' 2-2 draw Sunday at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City. His rip cleared the sideline fence and went into the crowd, where it hit a fan from point-blank range.
Activists said they hope to create a "festival" of action, including people's assemblies, performances, talks, workshops and food. Savannah, a protester for Extinction Rebellion, defended the protests and said the group want to start important conversations.
News, "I think that in everything we do, you know, my brothers and I, Priyanka and I, everything we do we think about the future". Jon's new allegiance to Daenerys will cause "a huge amount of fighting" between him and Sansa, Turner said.
Organizers behind Sudanese anti-government protests say the military has attempted to break up their sit-in but backed off. Protesters have refused to leave until the military hands over power to a civilian-led transition team.
Health officials still are urging people to get vaccinated if they haven't received the vaccine in the past. The ZIP codes in the state of emergency include Williamsburg and Borough Park, two areas in Brooklyn.
It was in the middle of renovations, with some sections under scaffolding, while bronze statues were removed last week for works. French President Emmanuel Macron cancelled a planned address to the nation due to the "terrible fire".
Un incendie en cours à Notre-Dame de Paris
L'incendie intervient au premier jour des célébrations de la Semaine sainte qui mène à Pâques, principale fête chrétienne. Un incendie est en cours à Notre-Dame dans le 4 arrondissement de Paris, ce lundi 15 en début de soirée.