January 8, 2018
Consumers are turning to their credit cards in earnest and stock traders are more focused than ever on top technology names. Today's results, coming from the consumer credit and investor movement reports, speak to the momentum of the economy and the market.
Stocks were mixed with the Dow posting a fractional loss to 25,283. Oil firmed slightly and as is back near $62 while gold held steady near $1,320. Rates held steady and the dollar firmed, rising 0.4 percent on the dollar index to 92.35.