The US markets are higher in early afternoon trading, with the
Dow up 0.57%, the S&P higher by 0.57% and the Nasdaq up 0.52%.
Some of the most actively traded stocks include Bank of America (
) up 1.22%, InterMune (
) higher by 35.44%, Apple (
) up 0.55%, and JC Penney (
) higher by 4.56%.
Good afternoon, this is Kristin Bianco with the Week Ahead Market
Report for August 25, 2014.
In overseas trading, Japan's Nikkei 225 Stock Average and the Hang
Seng were both higher, with the Nikkei up 0.48% and the Hang Seng
higher by 0.22%. In Europe, the FTSE 100 was lower by 0.04% and the
German DAX was up 1.83% today.
In economic news, Durable Orders and Consumer Confidence are
released tomorrow, Initial Claims and GDP on Thursday, and Personal
Income on Friday.
Companies releasing earnings this week include: Best Buy (
) on Tuesday, Tiffany (TIF) on Wednesday, Genesco (GCO) on
Thursday, and Big Lots (BIG) on Friday.
Join us on Friday for the Weekly Market Wrap and have a wonderful
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