Stocks Rise despite Potential Trade War with China

The stock market news today is highlighted by President Trump’s latest executive order threatening to crack down on China’s intellectual property abuses. Dow Jones futures are up 55 points this morning even though China threatened to take defensive action to protect its interests.
Here are the numbers from Monday for the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq:

This post was published at Wall Street Examiner on August 15, 2017.