December S&P finished down 100.3 at 2031.6, 110.4 off the high and -95.2 up from the low. December S&P E-Mini closed up 6.5 at 2138.5. This was 12 up from the low and 4 off the high.
After an eventual overnight session, global markets have started to see some improvement in risk appetites during Wednesday's trading. Once again, earnings results from several bellwether companies played a key role with US equity indices holding their ground in positive territory. However, negative sales guidance from Intel weighed on the NASDAQ as it lagged the Dow and S&P for much of the session.