Today Bids for safe-haven assets picked up on worries that Greece is edging toward debt default and pushed the dollar and Treasuries higher, while stocks retreated. Oil slipped on profit-booking and gold declined. Nasdaq, SP500 and Dow positive in the YTD in USD,Â Most of all the Indexes in EU are positive except SPAIN and in
Strong results from tech giants pushed the Nasdaq and the S&P to record highs. Weak business spending data pushed Treasuries higher and the dollar lower. Gold fell as strength in global equities diverted interest from the precious metal. Yemen worries buoyed Brent while U.S. oil fell on supply concerns.