The Nikkei gained 98 points today in trading in Tokyo.
After closing at record highs last week, stocks were mixed Monday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 26.. and the Nasdaq down 5
Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the company's annual developers conference in San Francisco Monday with new features for phones, tablets and Mac computers. The new Mac operating system will be called Yosemite-- after the national park in California. Yosemite will include redesigned toolbars that will make it easier to scroll through content. Apple also announced a new mobile application called Healthkit that will collect and analyze user's health data. The company will be working with the Mayo clinic to make sure metrics like a user's weight, caloric intake and blood pressure are within a healthy range.
And the Obama administration will give U.S. power plants more time to cut their carbon dioxide emissions. The Environmental Protection Agency will now give states until mid-2018 to figure out how to reduce green house gases with the goal of cutting carbon emissions from power plants thirty percent by the year 2030.
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