After more than three months and multiple attempts, the S&P 500 Monday morning finally set a new intraday all-time high on word that technical consultations on a trade agreement text are "basically completed," which suggested phase-one of a trade agreement might be signed at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Chile next month.

The trade news came at an interesting time as the market has numerous items that could sway trading sharply this week.

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