Stock trades in the U.S. ended Sept. 14 increase in the leading indices. In the Green Zone ended in bidding for U.S. manufacturers of tires. Quotes Goodyear Tire & Rubber rose by 3%, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co — once on 7,1%. Favorably on the value of their securities reflected in the statement by Obama that he believes is right its decision to establish restrictive tariffs on the import of automobile tires made in China. The president said he took this decision in order to support the entire trading system, the U.S., it is not provocative and do not have to do with protectionism.
At 15,1% jumped quotes pharmaceutical company Dendreon on the background of rumors that the company intended to buy some investors.
Successfully ended the trading day and for most energy companies. For example, quotes the American oil company ConocoPhillips and Chevron rose by 1,4% and 0,4% respectively, but the oilfield services company Schlumberger shares fell 1%.
At 4,5% increased value of shares of power company AES. In the media reported that China’s sovereign wealth fund is interested in acquiring shares of the company.
Dow Jones rose by 21.39 points (0.22%) — up to 9,626.80 points
NASDAQ — at 10,88 points (0.52%) — up to 2,091.78 points
S&P — on 6.61 points (0.63%) — up to 1,049.34 points.
The early decline in the wake of Friday’s loss of momentum did slip under a minor support (1039/1038 S&P) but follow through was minimal. The push back above this zone in the morning and the hold above during midday yesterday left it positioned for a run at the high. Short term resistance above the high (1049) is at 1053/1056 (retracement, extension target, congestion). Support is at 1045/1044 with a continued position above inflicting no short term damage.
Key economic data: -August Advance Retail Sales (consensus 1.9%; prior -0.1%) and Sales ex-autos (consensus 0.4%; prior -0.6%) at 8:30ET -August PPI m/m (consensus 0.8%; prior -0.9%) and y/y (consensus -5.3%; prior -6.8%) at 8:30ET -August corePPI, which excludes food and energy, m/m (consensus 0.1%; prior -0.1%) and y/y (consensus 2.2%; prior 2.6%) at 8:30ET -September Empire Manufacturing at 8:30ET (consensus 15.0; prior 12.1) -July Business Inventories at 10:00ET (consensus -0.9%; prior -1.1%)
Federal Reserve/Treasury calendar: -Chairman Bernanke speaks on the financial crisis at 10:00ET
Key Note/Bond auction results: -None
Earnings: -ADBE and CGA are confirmed to report today after the close