U.S. stocks are moving up to start the week. The S&P 500
is up 0.38% and the Dow is up 0.33%. New Home Sales for July will
be released at 10:00 today.
, markets were mixed Monday. The Shanghai Composite was down
0.51% and the Nikkei was up 0.48%.
stocks are rising today after European Central Bank President
Mario Draghi suggested in Jackson Hole, Wyo. that more stimulus
could be on the way. The CAC 40 is up 1.10%, and the DAX is up
are up this morning. The West Texas Intermediate crude oil price
per barrel is $93.79, up $0.14 and natural gas is up $0.07.
Metals prices are up today. Gold is down $1.00 and platinum is up
$1.06. The Dollar is down versus the Euro and the Yen.
Tim Hortons Inc. (
), Burger King Worldwide, Inc.(
), and King Digital Entertainment plc (
), are up today. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (
), JetBlue Airways Corporation (
) and The Procter & Gamble Company (
) are down.
is an Options Analyst at
. He graduated from James Madison University in 1986 with
a degree in Marketing. In two decades with Standard &
Poor's, Michael honed his analytical skills in the
Financial Industry. He has a conservative view toward
investing and prefers value stocks to high-fliers with
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