US stocks end lower

2019-04-24 22:16:23 GMT (Economies.com)
US stocks end lower

US stocks fell on today's trading, weighed down by pressure on the energy and technology sectors, amid a steady stream of quarterly business results in the market by major companies.

 

Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump said that trade negotiations with China are going well.

 

On the other hand, SnapChat announced strong business results in the first quarter, while Boeing's earnings and revenues declined in the same period as the 737 Max aircrafts crisis continued.

 

In the oil market, West Texas crude fell 0.6% to close at $65.89 a barrel, with a high of $66.4 and a low of $65.6.

 

Brent crude rose only by 6 cents to close at $74.57 a barrel, with a high of $74.7 and a low of $74.02.

 

Dow Jones fell 0.2% (equivalent to 59 points) to 26,597 points, the highest level at 26,680 points and the lowest level at 26,582 points.

 

Nasdaq also lost 0.2% (19 points), closing at 8,102 points, reaching a high of 8,139 points and a low of 8,101 points.

 

Standard & Poor's fell 0.2% to 2,927 points, with the highest level at 2,936 and the lowest at 2,926.

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1205
0.0042
0.3740%
1.2713
-0.0024
0.1876%
14.565
0.147
1.023%
59.045
-3.636
5.801%
69.27
1.51
2.23%
1284.910
7.145
0.559%
 
 
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