U.S. stocks were higher, rebounding from sharp losses earlier today, despite global markets moving lower as BREXIT fears grew and a vote tomorrow on a divorce agreement was cancelled. Job openings rose with Dow member Apple overcoming a decline that stemmed from Qualcomm’s announcement of a partial court-ordered ban on iPhone sales in China. Crude oil prices were lower to erase some of the gains that came after last week’s OPEC deal. Treasury yields were mixed and gold declined. The U.S. dollar rose as the British pound fell.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rose 34 points (0.1%) to 24,423, the S&P 500 Index increased 5 points (0.2%) to 2,638, and the NASDAQ Composite gained 52 points (0.7%) to 7,021. In heavy volume, 1.0 billion shares were traded on the NYSE and 2.3 billion shares changed hands on the NASDAQ. WTI crude oil fell $1.83 to $50.78 per barrel and wholesale gasoline was down $0.07 at $1.42 per gallon. Elsewhere, the Bloomberg gold spot price lost $5.27 to $1,244.04 per ounce, and the Dollar Index—a comparison of the U.S. dollar to six major world currencies—rose 0.7% to 97.19.

The Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS), a measure of unmet demand for labor, rose to 7.08 million jobs available to be filled in October from September’s downwardly-adjusted 6.96 million, and compared to the Bloomberg forecast calling for a 7.10 million figure. The hiring rate ticked higher to 3.9% from September’s 3.8% pace, and the separation rate dipped to 3.7%, from September’s 3.8% level.

Treasuries are mixed, with the yields on the 2-year and10-year notes ticking 1 basis point higher to 2.72% and 2.85%, respectively, while the 30-year bond rate dipped 2 basis points to 3.12%.

The markets have seen volatility ramp back up amid a host of catalysts, such as trade uncertainty, global growth fears, the aforementioned flattening yield curve and Fed uncertainty, as well as festering European political turmoil, that led last week’s tumble back to correction territory.

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