The U.S.-based equity markets are pointing to a mixed open this morning. Asian markets closed mostly higher in the overnight session. European markets are mixed heading into the afternoon session.
Traders are looking for directional follow through on the 20,000 handle close last week. Technicians believe volume is an important factor in solidifying the upward momentum.
As political rhetoric continues in the United States over President Trump's initial executive orders, market participants are looking for domestic and global responses and potential impact on the markets.
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JASO- JA Solar Announces Milestone as First PV Manufacturer to Get Buyer's Credit Insurance From SINOSURE
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BTX- BioTime Expands Ophthalmology Portfolio With Global In-Licensing Agreement for Next-Generation Retinal Disease Therapy From University of Pittsburgh Medical Center