“A set of strong earnings from companies, including Caterpillar and McDonald’s, lifted the Dow and drove the S&P 500 to a record high…
At 9:37 a.m. ET (1337 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) was up 133.09 points, or 0.62 percent, at 21,646.26 and the S&P 500 (.SPX) was up 7.15 points, or 0.28 percent, at 2,477.06.
The Nasdaq Composite (.IXIC) was down 13.74 points, or 0.21 percent, at 6,397.07.
Eight of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, with the financial index’s (.SPSY) 1.45 percent rise leading the gainers…”
While I hate Mcdonalds a strong economy is a good thing. If people want to buy their poison and commit suicide who am I to stop them?