And now to your market close, Wall Street started the week higher kicking August off on a positive note as investors digested upbeat manufacturing numbers, even as talks over another round of COVID-19 stimulus seem to have stalled.
The Dow Jones was up about one percent to 26-thousand 664, while the S&P 500 was up point-7 percent, touching 32-94 at the close.
The tech-heavy NASDAQ ended the day at record of 10-thousand 902 as Microsoft shares rallied amid its efforts to buy the U.S. portion of China's TikTok from its parent company ByteDance.
Oil prices jumped on Monday over recuperating earlier losses on the first trading day after OPEC-plus eased record oil production cuts by 2-million barrels a day.
Brent crude was point-8 percent higher and WTI, too, up over one percent to close at 40-dollars 77-cents a barrel.