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US stocks get a little boost at the end of day.

S&P and Nasdaq up about 0.84% each

The US stocks are ending with a late day boost. It was not good enough to retrace all the earlier gains, but it was a move in the positive direction.

  • S&P index rose by 18.94 points or 0.85%
  • NASDAQ composite index rose by 45.969 points or 0.85%
  • Dow industrial average increase by 118.30 points or 0.60%

In the US debt markets:

  • 2-year notes are trading at 1.2181%, +3 basis points
  • 5 year notes are trading at 1.9422%, +1.4 basis points
  • 10 year notes are trading at 2.4463%, unchanged
  • 30-year bonds are trading at 3.045%, -1.9 basis points

Spot gold increased by $7.33 or 0.64% to $1160. The high reached $1165 while the low traded down toward $1146

Crude oil futures were down $1.20 or 2.25% to $52.52

Natural gas tumbled 10.55% to $3.331. Concerns about warmer weather weighed on that contract. The price had been moving into year end. The fall today pushed to the 50% of the move up from November at 3.27.

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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