The Dow’s win streak was halted yesterday after 12 straight sessions of gains, the Blue Chips closed the day lower.

This morning, U.S. futures are sharply higher, (Dow +114) so regardless of any further records being made for the Dow, the major averages and this rally, continue to be very resilient.

World markets are also participating with gains today as European exchanges were all trading about +1% higher just after they opened.

Most Asian markets ended their day with gains, as Japan’s Nikkei jumped +1.4%.

A little closer to home…