September S&P finished up 1.9 at 2449, 10.7 off the high and 6 up from the low. September S&P E-Mini closed up 9.25 at 2456.25. This was 13.5 up from the low and 3.5 off the high.
The stock market once again fluctuated around both sides of unchanged as it attempted to settle on a fair value price in the midst of so many geopolitical anxiety issues. However the trade was supported today as a result of better-than-expected US scheduled data, a renewed bid by Apple for the i-Toshiba CHIP unit and from what could be a slight moderating of the massive uncertainty from the hurricane. However, some investors have remained on the sidelines because of the uncertain condition of the North Korean war of words.