U.S. Stock Market

June S&P 500 E-minis this morning are up +12.50 points (+0.47%) at a 3-week high. Monday's closes: S&P 500 +0.81%, Dow Jones +0.87%, Nasdaq +0.71%. The S&P 500 on Monday rallied to a 3-week high and closed higher on reduced Middle East tensions after Saturday's U.S. attack on Syria was only a limited one-time strike with no impact on Russian personnel or military assets. Stocks were also boosted by the +0.6% increase in U.S. Mar retail sales, stronger than expectations of +0.4%. Healthcare stocks rallied after CNBC reported that Amazon has shelved a plan to sell and distribute pharmaceutical products after considering it last year.