Conglomerates including Siemens (SI +5.3%) and General Electric (GE +1.3%) are helping to drag...

|About: General Electric Company (GE)|By:, SA News Editor

Conglomerates including Siemens (SI +5.3%) and General Electric (GE +1.3%) are helping to drag stocks up to some moderate gains over the past hour. DJIA now +0.6% to 10,257; S&P 500 +0.4% to 1,101; Nasdaq +0.5% to 2,221. Crude -0.5%. Natural gas -3.6%. Gold -0.2%. Platinum -2%.