A midday surge has the Dow back near its morning highs, +0.4% to 11,616, and the S&P 500 at...

|By:, SA News Editor

A midday surge has the Dow back near its morning highs, +0.4% to 11,616, and the S&P 500 at an intraday high (+0.3% to 1,262). The dollar's in retreat, now -0.6% against yen, -0.6% against euro, and Treasurys have strengthened ahead of auction results due in a few minutes.