It was a rather benign day of trading in the U.S. as investors await what could turn out to be an eventful week. The North Korea summit will take place tomorrow, followed by a series of central bank policy decisions. Overall it seems like investors were in wait-and-see mode today.
After opening in the green and moving higher all day long, stocks peaked in the early afternoon and began moving lower, ultimately closing near the levels they began the day. At the close, the Industrials were up 6 points, the Nasdaq was up 0.19%, and the S&P 500 gained 0.11%. The Transports were again the day's top performer, up 1.06%.
International markets also had a bias toward the upside, with gains in both Europe and Asia. In Europe, all markets gained with Italy's FTSE up a whopping 3.42% and Spain's Ibex up 1.56%. This led the Stoxx 600 to a 0.73% gain ... Log in or subscribe to continue reading.