Stocks Climb Ahead of Housing Data and FOMC Minutes

by devteam February 17th, 2010 | Share

Stocks are looking for another positive open after the benchmark S&P 500 climbed 1.80% yesterday.

One hour before the open, futures on the Dow are up 34 points to 10,275 while the S&P 500 looks to open 5.10 points higher at 1,098.30.

Commodities are mixed, however. WTI Crude oil is up just 33 cents to $77.34 per barrel and Spot Gold is off 13 cents to $1,119.32.

Meantime, the dollar is trading slightly higher (just below the 80 mark) and Treasuries are a bit weaker, according to analysts at BMO.

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Steven A Feinberg (@CPAsteve) of Appletree Business Services LLC, is a PASBA member accountant located in Londonderry, New Hampshire.

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