Markets closed flat on Wall Street: DJI +0.05% SP500 0% Nasdaq +0.26% Gold +0.06%
The markets were flat because:
- Consumer Sentiment was up and Housing Prices were down. How’s that for a nice net neutral. For the details, check out our Macro Mashup from today >>
- Earnings were mixed. Ford continued to ramp up while US Steel took some solid hits. Don’t Miss: Today’s Earnings Cheat Sheets >>
- Gold (GLD) took the pause that refreshes. When Gold stands still, people stop to take notice.