The following is an excerpt from Teresa Rivas | April 10, 2017 | Barrons.com |
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 1.92 points, or 0.01%, to 20658.02, while the S&P 500 Index is up 1.62 points, or 0.07%, to 2357.16, and the Nasdaq gained 3.11 points, or 0.05%, to 5880.93.
Markets are in a bit of a lull as they wait for the beginning of the first-quarter earnings season later this week.
As The Wall Street Journal reports, analysts expect S&P 500 companies to grow earning about 9% year over year.
James Investment Research argues that investors should be looking on currency headwinds as the U.S. dollar remains strong:
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