Trading ended yesterday at 1:00pm EST.
The day was relatively quiet, and volume was – of course – down.
Small caps outperformed the market modestly. The Russell 2000 was up more than 0.1%.
Meanwhile, the Nasdaq added 0.1%, the DJIA was down a fraction and the S&P 500 fell 0.1%.
Most of the S&P sector rose. Exceptions included industrials, health care, communication services and energy.
But there was a breakout in the midst of the sleepy session.
In the natural-resources field.
4 mining stocks broke past buy points.
Who were they?
One was First Majestic Silver (AG). It’s a Canadian based mining company with operations in Mexico.
Another was SSR Mining (SSRM). It broke to an all new high. This just 24 hours after breaking out of a cup-with-handle-base. It’s another Canadian company. But it has mines in the US, Canada, Mexico, Peru and Argentina.
Who were the other two?
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