December 16, 2019

Stocks continue to soar on news of a preliminary phase one trade agreement between the US and China and positive housing data released today shows homebuilder confidence is at a 20-year high. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq are up about one percent and the Dow is up about 0.65%, each hitting new records today. Gold and silver are trading near $1,475 and $17 respectively, both maintaining most of their gains made last week.