U.S. markets are moving up Tuesday after a mixed finish on
Monday. The S&P 500 is up 0.11% and the Dow is up 0.18%. The
Conference Board will release the July Consumer Confidence Index
at 10:00 AM today.
In Asia, markets were mostly up as Japanese stocks rose on strong
corporate earnings reports. The Hang Seng was up 0.87% while the
Nikkei was up 0.57%.
Solid earnings also lifted European markets this morning,
despite tougher sanctions on Russia. The FTSE is up 0.44%, and
the German DAX is up 0.56%.
Energy futures are mixed today. The West Texas Intermediate crude
oil price per barrel is at $101.04, down $0.63 and natural gas is
up $0.02. Metals prices are mostly up today. Gold is up $4.20,
and platinum is up $0.50. The Dollar is up against the Euro and
Cognex Corporation (
), Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (
), and Masco Corporation (
), are up today. Herbalife Ltd. (
), Corning Inc. (
), and El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO) are down.
[InvestorsKeyhole, various news and data sources]
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