Stocks up for the third day in the row. Earnings season is winding down, but it's a big week for economic data. The Chicago Fed reported a big beat on its National Activity Index earlier today. And Fed officials themselves will be lining up to put in their 2 cents. Yahoo Finance's Jen Rogers is joined by Keith Bliss of Cuttone and Company from the New York Stock Exchange to discuss what will move stocks this week.
U.S. stocks rose on Monday, boosted by technology shares and by defense companies, which gained after the United States and Saudi Arabia signed a multi-billion dollar arms deal. Shares of General Dynamics, Raytheon, and Lockheed Martin all hit record highs early on but ended off those levels, with gains of between 0.6 percent and 1.6 percent.
U.S. stocks rose on Monday as President Donald Trump continued his first trip abroad since taking office.