Sugar was lower again after trading both sides of unchanged. The primary focus of the market remains big supplies. Increased offers from India and Thailand combined with good supplies available from Brazil keep overall trends down.
The stock market could use a healthy correction soon, before prices start rising at an unsustainable pace.
The yen strengthened from almost a six-month low against the dollar as a decline in global equities spurred demand for the currency as a haven amid speculation its recent drop has been too rapid.
Paul Volcker said he wasn’t involved with writing the final version of the rule that bears his name.