Quarterly results from Wells Fargo, Delta and Boeing beat estimates. Morgan Stanley reports a loss. The Fed will release its Beige Book this afternoon.
Renewed confidence in the US currency and a surprise rate increase in China sent gold prices tumbling.
The dollar rises after a surprise Chinese rate hike. Bank of America's loss widens. Johnson & Johnson, Coca-Cola and Goldman Sachs beat estimates.
Prices rebounded from morning lows as the dollar began to weaken.
The bank's quarterly earnings of $2.2 billion top Wall Street expectations, though revenue falls just short.
A key homebuilder confidence index jumps unexpectedly. Citigroup's results boost financial stocks. Northeast Utilities and NStar plan to merge. Apple and IBM will report quarterly results.
Success in new markets like display ads and mobile helped the tech giant post blowout third-quarter earnings, pleasing both analysts and investors.
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