Major indices up about 0.6%

The US stocks are opening higher with the major indices all up about 0.6%. A snapshot of the major indices currently shows:

  • S&P index up 21 points or 0.62% the 3468.20
  • NASDAQ index up 75 points or 0.66% 11496
  • Dow industrial average up 157 points or 0.56% at 28584

In other markets:

  • Spot gold is trading up $25 or 1.33% $1919.37
  • spot silver is up $0.72 or 3.01% at $24.57 
  • WTI crude oil futures are down $0.24 or -0.58% at $40.95

US yields are trading little changed:

  • 2 year 0.148%, -0.1 basis point
  • 5 year 0.331%, -0.6 basis points
  • 10 year 0.778%, -0.6 basis points
  • 30 year 1.586, unchanged

In the Forex, the USD has maintained and increased its weakest currency advantage over the majors in early NY trading. The NZD and AUD are the strongest.

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