Weak volume all day – until this afternoon when things exploded like a gas can in a fire.
Dow: Up 44 points to 10,611.
NASDAQ: Up 9 points to 2368.
S&P 500: Up 4 points to 1150.
Commodities: Stagnant. Oil gained 10 cents to close at $82.19 a barrel.
Gold broke even at $1108.10 an ounce. However, silver managed to gain $0.14 to rise to $17.16 an ounce.
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