Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) stock is up more than 2.5% today. Other copper miners are also in the green, although the Dow Jones is trading sideways.
Tesla (TSLA) stock is having a strong run this month. After a weak start, the stock has closed with gains for nine consecutive trading days.
Nike (NKE) faces some challenges in its target markets. In the US, economic growth rates have tapered down, and the trade war could affect its China market.
Increased freight rates, solid e-commerce growth, and efficient cost management are expected to drive United Parcel Service's (UPS) Q3 earnings higher.
Last Friday, the Trump administration announced a US-China deal in which China is to buy $16 billion–$20 billion in Boeing planes.
On Thursday, US and Chinese negotiators wrapped up the first day of trade deal talks in Washington DC. President Trump was optimistic about the talks.
Today, the US added 28 Chinese organizations to its Entity List, two weeks before its trade talks with China. The US ban sent the S&P 500 Index down 1.27%.