The weekend is over and stocks are up everywhere despite more ugly news out of Iraq.
The ASX was up 0.6% a short time ago. Japan’s Nikkei opened up 1.7%. Korea’s Kospi index was 0.7% higher. U.S. futures were up about 0.2%.
Another quieter August week in econ data, though we remain in heart of earnings season with Priceline, Deere, Tribune Company and Macy’s among others all reporting.
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