In the case of Japanese news overnight it was a treat (for now) and in the case of Russia it is a nasty trick.
The U.S. economy expanded steadily again during the third quarter, a sign of sustained growth fueled by American consumers and businesses despite mounting concerns about the health of overseas economies.
The Federal Reserve Wednesday said it would stop its long-running bond-purchase program at the end of October.
Today marks the end of the six year run of quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve.
The S&P 500 index is now just 3% from another all-time high!