This Friday, after much better than expected employment data in the United States, the New York stock market ended up uneven. And it is that the indices reacted negatively to the information at the beginning, as it could suggest further increases in interest rates by the Federal Reserve.
Investments are down
However, after the Dow Jones index will close in positive, with a gain of 0.23% to 32 thousand 803.47 points, while the technological Nasdaq lost 0.50% to 12,657.55 points, after falling as much as 1.0% during the day, and the S&P 500 lost 0.16% to 4,145.19 units.
In turn, there was a decline, investors received in the morning the data of 0.1 percentage points of the unemployment rate to 3.5% in July, its pre-pandemic level, and of an increase in hourly wages (+5.2%). over the same month last year). These data make them think of a greater adjustment of rates by the central bank to cool down an economy that is going through a period of strong inflation.
It should be noted that the media giant Warner Bros Discovery had a slight drop of 16.53%, since it registered a lower than expected turnover and losses in the second quarter.
Tesla, meanwhile, fell 6.63% to 864.51 dollars, after its shareholders supported an upcoming split of its shares by three, amid a growing legal battle between its founder, Elon Musk, and Twitter. Shares of the social network rose 3.56% to $42.52.
In the week, the Dow Jones closed practically stable (-0.13%), the Nasdaq gained 2.15% and the S&P 500 rose 0.36 percent.
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