Silver dollar value rises after US economy, consumer confidence boost
US dollar index – – – The S&P 500 index of U.S. stocks rose 2.9 percent after a gain in the broader Dow Jones Industrial Average rose as a broader gauge of economic health improved.
The index rose 0.3 percent after surging 1.9 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,838.97.
The Dow Jones industrial average closed at 2,887.96.
The S&s 500 index closed at 1,845.43.
The Nasdaq composite closed at 7,927.06.
The Russell 2000 index of technology stocks climbed 4.6 percent.
The CBOE Volatility Index of emerging markets advanced 1.5% after the dollar strengthened against a basket of currencies.