Various sectors of the market have taken turns leading the way higher, and today's action was no different as the Nasdaq once again took the leadership role. Health care companies helped power the Nasdaq higher by 0.51%, as the Industrials climbed 25 points and the S&P 500 rose 0.16%. All major averages in the U.S. ended the day in positive territory.
Overseas markets showed similar zeal, with India's, Singapore's and Germany's markets posting the only declines. The Europe Dow rose 0.35% while the Asia Dow climbed 0.49% and the Global Dow ended the day up 0.32%.
Bond prices generally moved higher around the world and that was especially true in the U.S., where the 10-year note rose 3/32, causing the yield to fall to 2.26%. After Friday's big move higher, the dollar treaded water today, its index up 0.05% to 93.44.
Oil and precious metals saw minimal changes in price. Light crude fell 19 ... Log in or subscribe to continue reading.