Markets Jump on Home Sales and Chicago Fed Comments

Crude Oil prices continued to rise in the wake of military action in Syria sending the cost per barrel up $1.24 to settle at $92.80 up 1.35%.  After two days of gains, Gold prices slipped slightly to $1,219.50 per once down $2.50 or 0.20%.

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After three days of declines, the major indexes surged upwards with the largest daily gains in five weeks.  The Dow Jones Industrials jumped 154.19 points to close at 17,210.06 up 0.90%.  The broader S&P 500 climbed 15.53 points or 0.78% to close at 1,998.30.

The NASDAQ rose over one percent to close up 46.53 points at 4,555.22 while the NASDAQ 100 gained 1.05% gaining 42.74 points to close at 4,094.31,

The Small cap Russell 2000 closed at 1,128.31 recording a gain of 9.59 points or 0.86%.   The Fox50 was also showed solid gains closing at 1,421.38 up 0.58% or 8.21 points.