Wall Street poised for gains

U.S. stocks are poised to have a strong start at the open Wednesday, following gains in global markets. Investors, taking their cue from rising oil and commodity prices, are more optimistic about the U.S. economy. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court cleared the way for Chrysler to exit bankruptcy.

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Markets

DJIA 24,706.35 336.25 1.38%
NASDAQ 7,157.23 72.77 1.03%
NIKKEI 225 20,846.31 180.24 0.87%
DAX 11,205.54 286.92 2.63%
HANG SENG 27,090.81 0.00 0.00%
USD (per EUR) 1.14 0.00 0.09%
JPY (per USD) 109.50 -0.16 -0.15%
GBP (per USD) 1.29 0.00 0.10%
USD (per CHF) 0.99 0.00 -0.05%