The Dow Jones industrial average fell to 17732,75 point, high-tech NASDAQ dropped to 5073,64 item, the index of wide market S&P 500 up 2081,24 item.
MOSCOW, 20 Nov. U.S. stock indexes at the end of Thursday fell slightly amid published on the eve of the October meeting minutes and the fed’s forecast reduction on the company’s profit UnitedHealth Group, according to AFP.
Industrial index Dow Jones has decreased on 0,02 % — to 17732,75 point, high-tech NASDAQ — on 0,03%, to 5073,64 points, the index of wide market S&P 500 by 0.11% to 2081,24 item.
Not pleased investors news about the reduce insurer UnitedHealth Group profit forecast for the current year.
As previously reported by the U.S. labor Department, initial claims for unemployment benefits in the country for the week ended 14 November, decreased by 5 thousand compared to the previous week and amounted to 271 thousand. The indicator has completely coincided with forecasts of analysts.
Yesterday also it became known that most members of the open market Committee of the U.S. Federal reserve believes the December appropriate time to raise interest rates.
“We would not be surprised if the market and hobbled to the middle of December. Less than a month before the fed decision, and I’m not sure that someone wants to make a big trade before this,” said senior investicinis Lenox Wealth Advisors David Carter (David Carter) to Reuters.