Exchange USA closed mostly in the red in anticipation of the holidays

Exchange USA closed mostly in the red in anticipation of the holidays


The Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.29% to 17552,17 item index high-tech companies NASDAQ has raised on 0,05%, to 5048,49 points, the index of wide market S&P 500 fell 0.16% to 2060,99 item.

MOSCOW, 24 Dec. U.S. stock indexes at the end of trading on Thursday mostly declined in anticipation of the holidays, according to AFP.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.29% to 17552,17 item index high-tech companies NASDAQ has raised on 0,05%, to 5048,49 points, the index of wide market S&P 500 fell 0.16% to 2060,99 item.

The index fluctuation is connected with the upcoming Christmas holiday. Trading volume as we approach the holiday and the end of the year decline overall, market participants gradually close their positions, which brought them profits earlier, and try not to open new ones.

“The traders say, “I want to protect my portfolio and my success, let’s make sure we are in defensive positions before Monday,” said Reuters chief Executive officer of Longbow Asset Management Jake Dollarhide (Jake Dollarhide).