According to trading, the Dow Jones index fell by 0.52%, high-tech NASDAQ – on 0,4%, the index of wide market S&P 500 by 0.48%.
MOSCOW, 30 Oct. U.S. stock indexes on Friday fell amid weak internal statistics, according to data exchanges.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell by 0.52% to 17663,54 point, high-tech NASDAQ — on 0,4%, to 5053,75 points, the index of wide market S&P 500 by 0.48% to 2079,36 item.
As reported by the Bureau of economic analysis of the U.S. Department of Commerce, consumer income in the country in September 2015 rose by 18.6 billion, or 0.1%, compared with August, while expenditure increased by 15.6 billion dollars — also 0.1%. Analysts had expected growth of revenues and expenditures by 0.2% in monthly terms.
The index of consumer sentiment University of Michigan (Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index), reflecting the degree of confidence of households to the U.S. economy in October, according to the final evaluation, rose to 90 points from 87.2 points in September. Statistics were worse than analysts ‘ forecasts, which expected growth of an indicator to 92.5 points from initial assessment to 92.1 per item.
The index of current economic conditions in October rose to 102.3 points from the point of 101.2 in September. The economic expectations index was 82.1 points, rising from 78.2 per item a month earlier.
Investors also drew attention to the review of the International monetary Fund (IMF), according to which the rise in interest rates by the Federal reserve system of the USA can lead to increased economic instability in the United States and in the world. If negative concerns of the Foundation are met, the growth rates will be “brake recovery, and may force the fed to act in the opposite direction.”