Dow ends up more than 200 points (USA Today)

J C Penney Rallies on Holiday Sales Surprise (TheStreet)

Bill on full-time workweek sets up White House showdown (USA Today)

Wet Seal closes 338 stores, lays off almost 3,700 employees (New York Daily News)

Self-Powered Waste-to-Water System Solves Sanitation, Gates Says (Bloomberg)

Lululemon names Stuart Haselden CFO (MarketWatch)

GM cuts price on most Cadillac CTS sedans amid weak demand (Reuters)

The American Oil Trade Deficit Has Never Been Lower (Bloomberg)

Already owing $23 billion to China, bankrupt Venezuela asks for more (FOX News)

U.S. sets air safety rule, airlines must implement in three years (Reuters)

California high-speed rail: why big-vision projects struggle today (Christian Science Monitor)