Top 3 Reasons Today’s Markets Were Up Big

Markets closed up big on Wall Street: DJI +0.95% SP500 +1.28% Nasdaq +1.17% Gold -0.27%

The markets were up because:

  • Retail (XRT, RTH) numbers came in ahead of expectations. If the economy is merely “the consumer, the consumer, the consumer,” then this year is looking better than last year. So, Can Gilt Group’s CEO Save Christmas? >>
  • Oil (USO) continued to rally up 1.39%. That’s another two-week high on the back of economic opptimism. Here’s our Oil & Gas Technical Update >>

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