Stocks drifted higher, led by financial shares, after encouraging jobless claims and consumer sentiment data offset a dreary third-quarter economic growth report.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, as quoted by foxbusiness.com, climbed 61.9 points, or 0.51%, to 12,170, the S&P 500 gained 10.3 points, or 0.83%, to 1,254 and the Nasdaq Composite rose 21.5 points, or 0.83%, to 2,599.
Jakarta Stock Exchange technically moves mixed within the range of 3,780-3,840. Several stocks to watch for day trading: UNVR, ITMG, ASII, and INDY.
Today, the JCI moves within the range of 3,748-3,833. Several stocks to watch: ITMG, HRUM< and PTBA.
Minna Padi Investama:
The index today may move sideways. Anticipating the holiday, investor tends to reduce portfolio. Mining stocks may gain, following the uptrend of the oil price.
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