The Buckle (BKE) was rising 1.1% to $40.92, Urban Outfitters (URBN) was adding 2.5% to $31.45, The Wet Seal ( WTSLA ) was gaining 4.1% to $4.53 and Pacific Sunwear of California (PSUN) was popping 2.8% to $3.74.
U.S. banking giant Citigroup (C) is planning to bolster its commodity team by one-third over the next two years to profit from the gains in copper, gold and cotton, according to a Bloomberg report.
Wheat for May delivery was rising 0.2% to $7.88 a bushel on global weather concerns."Once we get through this week's USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) report, [the] market will shift its focus wholly to weather for not only wheat but corn and beans as planting season gets under way," a Benson Quinn Commodities report said.
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