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Stocks Ride Higher As S&p 500 Marks New All-time Best - Nasdaq.com

Stocks hold near record as oil rebound lifts energy sector - Yahoo News

An early February consumer confidence index fell to 93.6 from a final January reading of 98.1, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan report. Economists expected little change from last month. The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Copyright (C) 2014 MTNewswires.com.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/stocks-ride-higher-as-sp-500-marks-new-all-time-best-cm444388

Stocks Moving Modestly Higher Amid Jump In Oil Prices - U.S. Commentary - NASDAQ.com

Crude oil for March delivery is currently surging up $1.90 to $53.11 a barrel after soaring $2.37 to $51.21 a barrel in the previous session. Traders have also reacted positively to news from overseas, including upbeat European GDP data and optimistic signs regarding Greek debt negotiations. According to Reuters, Greece and its international creditors held talks on Friday on reforms needed to keep the country financed. The talks are said to increase the possibility of reaching an interim compromise deal at another eurozone finance ministers meeting on Monday.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/stocks-moving-modestly-higher-amid-jump-in-oil-prices--us-commentary-20150213-00439

Google Finance Stocks and oil are rallying on Thursday as oil looks to shake off two days of losses. Near 1:45 pm ET, the Dow was up 91 points, the S&P 500 was 17 points, and the Nasdaq was up 50 points. At these levels, stocks were near their highs of the day as the Dow closes in on 18,000 and the S&P 500 sits just about 10 points below its all time high. Markets were higher on Thursday though the situation in Europe between Greece and its creditors remains unsettled as the outcome of talks between eurozone finance ministers on Wednesday saw no agreements made between the two sides. The price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil was up better than 4% to trade near $51 a barrel. The last couple days had seen oil best stocks to trade now slip, falling to near $48 a barrel. In economic news, the January report on retail sales disappointed, with headline sales falling 0.8%, more than the 0.4% decline that was expected. The bright spot in the retail sales report was from restaurants and bars, which saw sales rise more than 11% over the same month last year. Initial jobless claims also disappointed, rising to 304,000 last week up from 278,000 the prior week. In stock news, American Express shares were down about 6% after the company said it would end its co-branding agreement with Costco effective March 2016. Tesla shares were also lower, falling more than 6% , after the company last night reported earnings and reported vehicle deliveries in the fourth quarter that disappointed. NOW WATCH: Nationwide's Super Bowl commercial about dead children is about corporate profits ... in a way that we can all appreciate More From Business Insider
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/stocks-oil-rallying-185120631.html

Stocks and oil are rallying - Yahoo Finance

KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 was flat at 2,088 as of 1:38 p.m. The index climbed as high as 2,094.80 in midday trading, surpassing its previous intraday high of 2,093.55 set Dec. 29. The Dow Jones industrial average was up five points, less than 0.1 percent, at 17,979.
Source: http://news.yahoo.com/stocks-hold-near-record-oil-184445375.html

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