Markets Turn Positive Late on Light Day

The U.S. markets were mostly flat in a light trading session on the Veterans Day holiday but a late session jump pushed all the benchmarks into the green along with oil and gold which rebounded from Monday’s losses.

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After falling heavily yesterday, Nymex Crude Oil rebounded today climbing 0.70% to settle at $77.94 per barrel up $0.54.  Gold prices also rose as the precious metal gained $3.2 to settle at $1,163.00 per ounce up 0.28%.

All of the major indexes saw gains on the day with the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumping into positive territory in late trading hitting another new all-time high at 17,614.9 up 1.16 points or 0.1%.  The S&P 500 also hit a new all-time high closing after turning positive late closing at 2,039.68 up 1.42 points or 0.07%.

The NASDAQ Composite gained 8.4 points to close at 4,660.56 up 0.19%.  The Tech heavy NASDAQ 100 gained 11.21 points or 0.27% to close at 4,187.16.

The Small cap Russell 2000 climbed .39 points to close at 1,179.96 up 0.03%.  The Fox 50 gained 0.14% up 2.04 points to close at 1,435.39.