I am … so sick of EU rumors and want to buy or sell on FACTS! We need to reduce our (co-)dependence on EU markets and issues. I can’t rally about … nothing … or the potential of something (or anything)!
Stock futures rose Monday, 10/17/11. Futures on the Dow rose 46 points to 11,612 and those on the S&P’s 500 index gained 5.9 points to 1,225.10. NASDAQ 100 futures rose adding 13 points to 2,380.25. EU stock markets rose on Monday. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index gained 0.8% in morning trading. The index advanced nearly 3% last week, ending higher for a 3rd consecutive week. Asian stocks rose in Monday trading, helped by end-of-the-week gains for US shares and rising hopes for a resolution to the EU debt crisis.