1) There were 7.14 million job openings in August, the highest ever. Job openings out paced unemployment.
2) Federal government closed its 2018 fiscal year with a $779 billion dollar deficit, the highest in 6 years. Some experts warn that the rising US debt could hamper any US fiscal response to a down turn.
3) There are fears of oil pushing to over $100, maybe even going as high as $400 if US does sanction Saudi Arabia.
4) 16 OCT 18 Stock market closings: Markets leap upwards because of news about job openings.
Dow 25,798.42 up 547.87
Nasdaq 7,645.49 up 214.74
S&P 500 2,809.92 up 59.13
10 Year Yield: down at 3.16%
Oil: $72.26 up from $71.68