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U.S. Stock Indexes Push Up to Fresh Record Highs on Q2 Corporate Earnings Optimism


The S&P 500 Index ($SPX) on Monday closed up +0.24%, the Dow Jones Industrials Index ($DOWI) closed up +0.24%, and the Nasdaq 100 Index ($IUXX) closed up +0.09%.  All three indexes posted new all-time highs.  The stock market saw support from optimism that the mega-cap technology stocks will report strong Q2 earnings results this week.  Apple, Alphabet, Amazon.com, Facebook, and Tesla all report Q2 earnings this week.  Stocks also garnered support from optimism that Fed Chair Powell will indicate it's too early to taper QE and the Fed will maintain its stimulus measures after Wednesday’s conclusion of the 2-day FOMC meeting.

Sep T-notes (ZNU21) on Monday closed up +2 ticks, and the 10-year T-note yield was unchanged at 1.276%.  Weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data on Monday gave T-notes a boost along with concern that the worsening of the pandemic in the U.S. will lead to restrictions that undercut economic growth.  Gains in T-notes on Monday were limited after the S&P 500... Read more

Shipping continues at blistering pace, UPS earns $2.7B in Q2

ATLANTA (AP) — UPS had another strong quarter with shipments to homes continuing at a brisk pace, though revenue at home, its biggest market, was a little weaker than some had expected.

The Latest: Health experts see Portugal's virus surge easing

LISBON, Portugal — Portuguese health experts say there are signs that the country’s recent surge in COVID-19 infections is running out of steam, as political leaders consider whether to start winding down pandemic restrictions.

Airlines cite concerns about fuel shortages at some airports

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The fuel needle is moving closer to “empty” at some U.S. airports.

Global markets sink ahead of Fed update on economy

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets declined Tuesday as investors looked ahead to a Federal Reserve report for an update on when U.S. stimulus might start winding down.

CCC : 28.94 (-0.79%)
XIACY : 16.6200 (-1.01%)
MSFT : 289.05 (-0.21%)
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UN panel pays $600M to Kuwait oil firm for invasion by Iraq

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Cambodia seizes virus-contaminated meat imported from India

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Today's New Highs & Lows

HIGHS LOWS DIFF
5-Day 1,534 1,086 448
1-Month 457 589 -132
3-Month 218 365 -147
6-Month 168 258 -90
52-Week 159 135 24
YTD 165 236 -71

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Market Momentum

NYSE AMEX NASDAQ
Issues Up 1,245 104 1,375
Issues Down 785 90 1,733
Issues Unch 57 10 124

S&P Sectors Market Map

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