The overall economic data is mostly positive and rates increased slightly this past week as a result. The Dow Jones is up over 200 points on the week; crude oil prices are slightly down and the Dollar weakened vs. the Euro but strengthend vs. the Yen on the week. Stocks rose last Friday marking the longest winning streak since 2004 for S&P's 500. Experts note that the housing market is having a generally positive impact on the stock market. Housing inventory in Denver remains very low yet there is still a great influx of buyers looking to purchase.