Overseas markets posted solid gains Tuesday, and the optimism has carried over into the futures....

|By:, SA News Editor

Overseas markets posted solid gains Tuesday, and the optimism has carried over into the futures. Treasurys are lower.
Asia: Nikkei +2.78% to 9,290. Hang Seng +3.06% to 17,544. Shanghai +0.9% to 2,677. BSE +0.12% to 14,302 after climbing as high as 14,931 intraday.
Europe at midday: London +1.4%. Paris +1.25%. Frankfurt +2.3%.
Futures: Dow +0.8% to 8536. S&P +0.8% to 914.50. Nasdaq +0.6%.
Crude +1.7% to $60. Gold +0.1% to $922.60.
30-year Tsy -0.5% to 121-05. 10-year -0.36% to 120-12. 5-year -0.22%. 2-year -0.06%.
Euro +0.6% vs. dollar. Yen +0.1%. Pound +1%.