Stocks tick higher, gold rushes to record ahead of busy week
Last updated 7/27/2020 at 8:19am
AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are ticking higher in early Monday trading on Wall Street, while gold rushes to a record at the start of a week packed with potentially market-moving events.
The S&P 500 was 0.6% higher after the first 30 minutes of trading following mixed, modest moves for stocks overseas. Fear was still prevalent across markets, though, and gold shot above $1,940 per ounce to touch the highest-ever price for its most actively traded contract.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 104 points, or 0.4%, at 26,574, as of 10 a.m. Eastern time, and the Nas...