In a quiet session, U.S. stocks and ETFs edged higher as investors watch and wait for tomorrow’s widely anticipated national election.
In what promises to be a photo finish, the Presidential election and control of Congress will set the tone for global markets and ETFs heading into the end of the year. Markets like certainty, the old adage goes, and so tomorrow could bring some of that precious commodity to the global stage.
However, that certainty is likely to be short lived as Europe and the fiscal cliff could quickly retake center stage. Spain and Greece Drag Europe Stocks Down
But investors will be watching carefully to see which candidate emerges as the winner because the outcome will likely have an impact on which sectors could fare better in coming months. ETF Tip Of The Week
Major U.S. Index ETFs
Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSEARCA:DIA) +0.15%
S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) +0.22%
Nasdaq 100 (NYSEARCA:QQQ) +0.63%
Russell 2000 (NYSEARCA:IWM) +0.63%