The Dow closed at 29,969.52 – up 85.73
The S&P 500 closed at 3,666.72 – down 2.29
The Nasdaq closed at 12,377.18 – up 27.82
EU firms investment slumps.
Gold advances on U.S. stimulus talk news and a weaker dollar.
U.S. retail yearns for COVID vaccine as flow traffic has fallen 70%.
Aluminum slides as U.S. – China tensions linger.
Applications for jobless benefits fell by the most in 2 months.
Weekly U.S. corn exports at 54 million bushels vs 29 million expected by the USDA.
Weekly soybean exports at 15 million bushels vs 7 million expected by the USDA.
The U.S. corn and soybean balance sheet is expected to tighten in the supply and demand report due to export projections.