Stock Market Today
The Market Review. U.S. stocks on Monday are opening higher with the S&P 500 2811.31 (+0.05%) and NASDAQ Index 7,346.58 (+0.14%), Dow Jones Industrial Average 26,037.13 (-0.14%). Wall Street Indexes are opening higher on Friday but investors are still concerned that the shutdown of the U.S. Government does not have a definitive end date and could extend into the near future.
Bitcoin is lower today also, trading at $10,690 today, marking a lowering trend following last week’s dip.
Economic data for today: Chicago Fed national activity index.
U.S. Dollar vs Precious metals
The U.S. Dollar Index is trading lower today as the U.S. Government enters its third day of the shutdown. The gold price is hovering around the $1333 mark as the dollar is slightly lower. Silver and platinum prices are a toss-up as silver is slightly lower but platinum is trading higher, the price of palladium increased in early trading.
This article does not constitute financial advice, which can only be provided by a certified financial adviser.