(June 6 2012)
U.S. stock indices continued to climb in after hours trading, following an aggressive rally in the regular session. The Dow and S&P 500 logged their best gains of the year and the DOW turned positive for 2012 on hopes that more stimulus for the global economy is around the corner.
After a very aggressive showing in the regular session, energy prices are higher in the after hours session. At last check, crude was up 0.52%, natural gas 0.04%, heating oil by +0.24% and unleaded gas by 0.36%
Gold, silver, platinum and copper are all lower in electronic trading, so are the following soft commodities: corn, soybeans and wheat.
Resource related stocks seeing movement in Wednesday’s after hours session:
GeoResources, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEOI)
First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR)