equity markets also pointed to a firm open. The Dow futures pointed to a gain of 0.1%, the S&P 500 added 0.15%, while the Nasdaq 100 indicated a rise of 0.2%. The Institute of Supply Management is to publish a report on U.S. manufacturing activity later in the day.
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Among is hem beer, wine and spirits maker Constellation Brands, as well as payroll outfit Paycheck. Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY 5:31 p.m. EDT June 30, 2014 On the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (Photo: Richard Drew, AP) 6 CONNECT 55 TWEET LINKEDIN 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE Stocks closed out a strong second quarter on a mixed note Monday.
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While the spot price languishes below $30 a pound, the long-term contract price for multi-year contracts signed between utilities and uranium producers held up better at $45 a pound. Still, uranium players are mostly built to play with more than $60 a pound uranium prices. The costs of mining and processing uranium to sell into utility contracts has not fallen along with the uranium spot price. Companies like Cameco (NYSE: CCJ ) , Areva (NASDAQOTH: ARVCF ) , Denison Mines (NYSEMKT: DNN ) , and Uranium Participation Corp (NASDAQOTH: URPTF ) have had a tough time, especially compared to the booming S&P 500. Uranium Participation Corp is unique.
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NEW YORK US stocks fluctuated near record levels in early trading, with the S&Ps 500 Index heading for the longest stretch of quarterly gains since 1998, as a jump in pending home sales offset weaker-than-forecast manufacturing data. DR Horton rallied 2.6 per cent, leading gains among homebuilders. Yahoo! rose 2.3 per cent after Piper Jaffray recommended buying the stock.
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The S&P 500 is up some 4% since May 1, making that old saw seem sillier than ever, and making a few investors richer in the process. And if youre a card-carrying member of the dividend yield-seeking crowd well, dividend stocks had a little something for you, too. Among the laundry list of dividend stocks pumping up their payouts were a host of 35 blue chips, which includes 31 members of the S&P 500, five Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks and five Dependable Dividend Stocks companies that have upped their regular dividends for at least 25 consecutive years. While some of these dividend stocks newly improved payouts have already been distributed for the quarter, 10 of these companies have yet to go ex-dividend, meaning that if youve been considering jumping into them in the first place, you still can get in before their bumped-up payouts get rolling.