The US markets rallied on Tuesday morning after being closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday. Positive economic news from Europe and Asia have helped bullish investors push the markets higher today.
Good morning this is Sayoko Murase with the Week Ahead Market Report for September 3, 2013.
In overseas trading, Japan's Nikkei 225 Stock Average was higher by nearly 3% overnight while the Hang Seng gained just about 1%. The FTSE 100 was lower on Tuesday, falling by 0.3% this morning and the German DAX fell by a similar amount today.
On the earnings front, Dollar General (NYSE:DG) reports on Wednesday, Quicksilver (NYSE:ZQK) and Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC) report on Thursday and Smithfield Foods (SFD) reports on Friday.
On the economic front, auto and truck sales data is released on Wednesday, initial jobless claims are reported on Thursday and Labor Department's payroll report is released on Friday.
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