The New York Stock Exchange opened today without a clear trend, but half an hour after the start of the session the Dow Jones Industrial was decanted for losses and was down 0.14% on news that Durable goods orders in the U.S. rose less than expected in February.
The main reference of the New York park, which in the first minutes of the contracts had recorded slight promotion, this time was left to 18.08 points up to 13,179.65, while the S & P 500 was down 0.2% (-2.79 points) to 1,409.73.
Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite Index rose marginally 0.01% (0.18 points) to the 3120.53 drives in a day when Apple returned historical highs, trading at $ 621.45 per share.
The New York park orientation changed after the U.S. government report that orders for durable goods to factories in this country increased by 2.2% in February compared with a decline of 3.6% the previous month, but at a rate lower than predicted by experts.
The NYSE resumed and the red on Tuesday, when the Dow Jones turned in losses in the last hour of procurement and ending with a decline of 0.33% after they met worse than expected data on the housing market and consumer confidence in the U.S..
They also had to do with the slight loss of this third day of the week the words of Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, who said Wednesday that rising oil and gasoline may affect the country’s economic recovery.
Thus, the components of the Dow Jones is now divided between losses and gains, so that the negative side of the index led the heavy equipment maker Caterpillar (-1.43%), aluminum producer Alcoa (-1.24%) and industrial group United Technologies (-0.79%).
The opposite side of the table as captained the credit card issuer American Express (1.27%), Bank of America (1.15%), the Travelers Insurance (0.62%) and the IBM computer group (0.58%).
Outside this rate the shares of the Finnish Nokia that are listed on the NYSE rose a solid 2.98% after announcing the launch of the 800C Lumia, his first smartphone Phone equipped with Windows specifically designed for China, its largest market by revenue.
Also surprising success in its debut on the stock exchange of the power pack Annie’s, after selling 5 million shares priced at $ 19 each in its initial public offering of shares (IPO) was fired at this time the changed by 65% to $ 31.36.
In other markets, oil fell to $ 105.37 per barrel, gold dropped to $ 1,678.1 an ounce, the dollar gained ground against the euro (which was exchanged for 1.3312 U.S. dollars) and cost of public debt U.S. ten years progressed to 2.19%.
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