Futures closed higher, but well off the highs as Nielsen reported increased demand. It remains very cold in parts of the U.S., but Florida remains warm.The greening disease has affected crops in a big way and could cause reduced production for the next few years.
Job openings in the U.S. climbed to a five-year high in October, indicating employers were confident about demand even as Washington’s budget impasse shuttered parts of the federal government.
The stock market could use a healthy correction soon, before prices start rising at an unsustainable pace.
Tomorrow morning markets will react to the release of the November unemployment number. This release will be watched very closely as market participants look for clues for when the Fed might taper its $85 billion a month bond buying program.