Stocks opened higher for a 3rd straight day and continued to gain throughout the day, with every major index finishing over 1% higher. In economic news, the consumer price index came in at 0.6% in July, higher than the expected 0.4%.
Dow Jones +290 at 27,977
S&P 500 +47 at 3,380
NASDAQ +229 at 11,012
The 10 Year Treasury closed up 1 basis point yielding 0.67%
Oil prices closed up $0.97 ending at $42.58 a barrel
Gold prices closed down $18 ending at $1,915 an ounce
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