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Stocks continue to rise on Tuesday

U.S. stocks are moving up this morning. The S&P 500 is up 0.20% and the Dow is up 0.29%. The Consumer Price Index rose 0.1% in July, down from 0.3% the previous month.

Asian markets were up Tuesday as Japanese stocks continued to rise. The Hang Seng was up 0.67% and the Nikkei rose 0.83%.

European stocks are also moving up today. The FTSE is up 0.47%, and the DAX is up 0.95%.

Energy futures are up this morning. The West Texas Intermediate crude oil price per barrel is $94.02, up $0.27 and natural gas is up $0.05. Metals prices are also down. Gold is up $2.50 and platinum is up $2.20. The Dollar is up versus the Euro and the Yen.

zulily, Inc. ( ZU ), GasLog Ltd( GLOG ), and Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. ( DKS ), are up today. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. ( LOCO ), BHP Billiton plc ( BBL ) and Target Corp. ( TGT ) are down.

Michael Haden is an Options Analyst at InvestorsObserver . 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 big risk..

This article was originally published on MarketIntelligeneCenter.com

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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