Wall Street. Major US stock indexes show a positive trendWall Street. Major US stock indexes show a positive trend Major US stock indexes rose slightly on Tuesday after two sessions of losses. The dynamics of trade dictates M A activity in the consumer market and the health care market. Investors are also awaiting the results of a two-day meeting of the Fed.
The central bank is unlikely to raise interest rates at this meeting, but investors will be watching for any hints of this from Janet Yellen at a press conference after a meeting on Wednesday.
The Fed has said it remains dependent on makroekonomicheskih data and raise rates only when it sees an improvement in the economy. In the second quarter data indicate a recovery after stopping growth at the beginning of the year.
In addition, as Posted in General Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday, the pace of construction of houses has slowed down in May, after rapid growth in the early spring, but the main demand for houses, appears to be growing, as more and more Americans get jobs and wages rise. Bookmarks new homes in U.S. dropped by 11.1% compared to the previous month, and a seasonally adjusted annual rate reached 1036 thousand. Units. Nevertheless, bookmarks were up 22.1% in April, more than the preliminary estimates. Economists had expected the establishment of new homes will be reduced to the level of 1100 thousand. In May.
However, oil prices rose slightly today, due to expectations of increased demand and the threat of tropical storms along the Gulf Coast. Experts note that a tropical storm is forecast, can reach the Texas coast Tuesday morning. Along the Gulf Coast in the state is more than 45% of oil refining and gas processing about half of US power.
Nearly all components DOW index trading up (25 of 30). Outsider shares are Caterpillar Inc. (CAT, -0.93%). More than other stocks rose UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH, + 1.74%).
Sector S P index are mixed. Most consumer goods sector grew (+ 0.7%). Outsider is the sector of conglomerates (-0.7%).
At this moment:
Dow 17793.00 +81.00 + 0.46%
S P 500 2083.00 +7.50 + 0.36%
Nasdaq 100 4438.75 +10.75 + 0.24%
10-year yield 2.32% -0.04
Oil 60.01 +0.49 + 0.82%
Gold 1180.80 -5.00 -0.42%
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- European stocks favored waiting
- Summary of day
- Almost all of Europe was closed