The bears continued to hold onto oil futures and made a grab for the gold market as well as prices in both areas made big moves this week.
A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading: AT&T Inc. rose .2 percent to $34.40 with 21,883,600 shares traded.
Grain futures were mostly higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: AK Steel Holding Corp. rose 1.5 percent to $7.46 with 11,438,400 shares traded.
Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Global stock markets swung higher Wednesday, cheered by a surge in U.S. stocks that were buoyed by solid earnings, while investors were also waiting for signs from the Federal Reserve on U.S....
U.S. consumer confidence rebounded strongly in October, as solid job gains raised expectations for economic growth.