Top 3 Reasons Today’s Markets Were Up

Markets closed mixed up Wall Street: DJI +0.72% SP500 +0.9% Nasdaq +0.75% Gold +0.12%

The markets were up because:

  • Portugal caught a nice bid for bonds and EU crisis concerns eased. Long term interest rates eased, but short term rates actually increased. Is the EU Debt Crisis Over? >>
  • Risk was back on with more focus on a recovery. Financials (NYSE:XLF) did well as investors liked the “modest recovery” talk in the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book.

Here are today’s Top 10 Moving Stocks:

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