The Dow closed at 27,480.03 – up 554.98
The S&P 500 closed at 3,369.16 – up 58.92
The Nasdaq closed at 11,160.57 – up 202.96
Stock earnings are in broadly ahead of expectations.
Financial sectors led the way for stocks today.
Spot gold was up .78 % and crude oil was up 2.91%.
10-year US Treasury yields were higher.
USDA Crop Progress Report
US corn harvest is at 82% complete vs 69% five-year average.
Illinois corn harvest is at 89% vs 83% five-year average.
US soybean harvest is at 87% complete vs 83% five-year average.
Illinois soybean harvest is at 93% complete vs 88% five-year average.