In this May 16, 2011 photo, traders work on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stocks climbed Wednesday, May 18, shrugging off weak U.S. economic indicators as Asia got a boost ... more 
In this May 16, 2011 photo, traders work on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stocks climbed Wednesday, May 18, shrugging off weak U.S. economic indicators as Asia got a boost from signs that Japan's post-tsunami recovery is quickening. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By David Karp
Wed, May 18, 2011 7:15 AM EDT