Top 3 Reasons Today’s Markets Were Up

Markets closed mixed up Wall Street: DJI +0.47% SP500 +0.74% Nasdaq +0.73% Gold -1.96%

The markets were up because:

  • Financial Dow heavyweight component JP Morgan’s (NYSE:JPM) shares were up over 1% today. Banks have long been a concern and worry on investors minds. JP Morgan’s latest quarterly report alleviated minds and displayed leadership among stocks today. Here’s Why JPMorgan Shares are Up After Earnings>>
  • Are creeping signs of inflation actually good for the stock market? Investors seemed to brush off rising food and gas prices with another push into equities. The bandwagon game could be back as bonds just cannot perform as strong as stocks as an inflation hedge.

Here are today’s Top Moving Stocks:

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