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Stocks opened higher Monday as the dollar pullled back and gold hit a new record above $1,170 an ounce. The Dow was up more than 100 points at the open and continued higher after a report showed a sharp jump in existing-home sales.
After pausing for the past couple of days, the risk trade resumes. The dollar is having its worst day in 2 weeks, pushing stock futures up nicely this morning. Commodities are rising on the weak dollar, with the metals complex (gold, silver, platinum and copper) rising to new highs.
A holiday-shortened trading week begun with all signs pointing to a higher open for Wall Street on Monday, with the dollar weakening and gold hitting a new record high above $1,167 an ounce.
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S&P futures up pre-open on two drivers: 1) new lows for the dollar and 2) strong Chinese economic numbers.
Smithfield Foods gapped higher at the open today, and traders are positioning for it to keep running into next year.
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Anyone know why futures are weaker...anyone? Futures are weaker as President Obama's imposition of a 35 percent tariff on auto and light truck tires from China has traders worried about a potential trade war. China has responded by probing the alleged dumping of American auto and chicken products.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Barclays and 3M popped while Tyson Foods and Clorox dropped.
Stocks rallied to their highest closes since November Monday following encouraging economic reports from the U.S. and abroad and following news that auto sales got a boost from the "Cash for Clunkers" program.
Stocks rallied Monday after a pair of encouraging reports on the manufacturing sector, plus strong bank earnings out of Europe and expectations for strong auto sales. The S&P briefly topped 1,000, a level it hasn't seen since November.
After the Dow ended with its best July in two decades, stocks are starting August on a strong note. Strength this morning is stemming from strong manufacturing data out of Europe and China, earnings out of a couple of major European banks, and optimism over July Ford auto sales.
Stocks got a quick pop at the open Monday after some strong bank earnings out of Europe and expectations that auto sales will show a boost from the "Cash for Clunkers" program. But the rally quickly fizzled.
Stock index futures indicated a strong opening for Wall Street Monday, helped by European markets that hit a broader-index high for the year on better-than-expected bank earnings.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dow Chemical and CBS popped while Harman International and Tyson dropped.
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The Reuters/Jefferies CRB Index is a global commodity benchmark which tracks 19 mostly U.S. traded commodities and has led a rally in the past weeks with a year-to-date performance surpassing the S&P, currently up 10% versus 3% YTD, driven in part by a depreciating dollar and speculation of an economic recovery. Here are some stocks that are riding the commodities wave.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Tyson Foods and Philip Morris popped while IBM and NVIDIA dropped.
European hog farming is being transformed by an agricultural powerhouse operating in far-flung outposts.
Futures indicated a positive open for U.S. stocks on Monday helped by strong gains in Asia and anticipation that this week's bank stress test results will be relatively benign.