Treasuries rose overnight on speculation that economic news will add evidence the economy is struggling to expand, weakening the case for tapering. Later this week, reports will show U.S. import prices rose .7% in August, Producer Prices gained 1.3% last month, and U.S. Retail Sales rose again. The addition of 169,000 workers in August trailed the 180,000 median forecast according to an economist survey to be released on Thursday.
What’s Up on Wall Street?
The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 96.32 points (0.65%) while the Nasdaq also jumped 30.01 points (0.82%). Also, the S&P 500 rose 9.90 points (0.60%).
Here are some of today’s rates:
Here are a few links to some of today’s financial articles. Be sure to leave a comment below if you know of any additional financial articles that are trending today.