U.S. stocks are slightly higher today as oil prices move lower. The S&P 500 is up 0.11%, while the Dow is up 0.10%.
Asian stocks finished mixed Tuesday with Japanese markets moving lower. The Shanghai was up 0.18% and the Nikkei was down 0.27%.
In Europe, markets are mixed as investors watch for results from this week’s Italian referendum. The FTSE is down 0.53%, while the DAX is up 0.03%.
Energy futures are down today. The price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil is down $1.37 to $45.41 per barrel, while natural gas is down $0.02 to $3.30. Metals prices are higher this morning. Gold is up $7.40 to $1,143.40 per ounce and platinum is down $1.20 to $922.10. The Dollar is up against the Euro and the Yen.
Ocular Therapeutix, Inc (OCUL),Thor Industries Inc. (THO),and TiVo Corporation (TIVO) are early risers, while Nivalis Therapeutics, Inc. (NVLS), Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (HMY),and AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) are down. [Inve/symbolstimestorsKeyhole, news and data sources]