Investors are gearing up for a policy decision from the US Federal Reserve later today, and its likely interest rates will stay the same.
US consumer spending grew at its quickest pace of the year last month, increasing by 0.4 percent from March, according to figures published by the Commerce Department on Tuesday.
Defense stocks climbed to an all-time high on Monday after US president Donald Trump signed a $110bn weapons deal with Saudi Arabia while on a state visit to the Middle East.
Jobs and wages are up, markets are up, volatility is low.
The US is politically divided.
Once an icon of modern retail, US department stores now seem to be in terminal decline.
In just a matter of days, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the US.