Midway through trading Monday, the Dow traded up 0.11 percent
to 15,264.40 while the NASDAQ gained 0.40 percent to 3,483.12.
The S&P also rose, surging 0.21 percent to 1,646.84.
Top Headline McDonald's (NYSE:
) reported a 2.6% rise in its global comparable sales in May.
McDonald's systemwide sales jumped 3.6% in May; while US sales
climbed 2.4%. Its global comparable sales declined 1.0% during
the first quarter.
Equities Trading UP MGIC Investment (NYSE:
) shot up 4.95 percent to $6.4228 after the company released May
Shares of Monsanto Company (NYSE:
) got a boost, shooting up 4.40 percent to $106.12 after
Macquarie upgraded the stock from "neutral" to "outperform."
First Bancorp (NYSE:
) was also up, gaining 5.36 percent to $6.68 after Sterne Agee
upgraded the stock from "neutral" to "buy."
Equities Trading DOWN Rovi (NASDAQ:
) was down, falling 4.72 percent to $25.26 after the company
reported it is working with Broadcom (NASDAQ:
) to enable HEVC playback across multiple screens.
Shares of Titan International (NYSE:
) were down 8.64 percent to $18.92 after William Blair downgraded
the stock to "market perform."
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding (NYSE:
) shares tumbled 3.72 percent to $17.33 on reports of leaked
Commodities In commodity news, oil traded down 0.17 percent to
$95.87, while gold traded up 0.20 percent to $1,385.80.
Silver traded up 0.91 percent Monday to $21.94, while copper
fell 1.06 percent to $3.23.
Eurozone European shares were mixed today. The Spanish Ibex
Index fell 0.50 percent and the Italian FTSE MIB Index dropped
0.81 percent. Meanwhile, the German DAX climbed 0.67 percent and
the French CAC 40 fell 0.24 percent while U.K. shares gained 1.02
Economics The Investor Movement Index for May will be released
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