new york (reuters) – the new york stock exchange ended up on friday, the dow closed at a record, after the publication of statistics on employment in the united states, higher than expected, there is also an increase in wages.
the dow jones industrial average was 66,71 points, or 0.30%, 22.092,81. the standard & poor’s 500 largest, grew at 2.476,83 0.19% and the nasdaq composite 6.351,56 was 0.18%.
the dow, which was crossed for the first time this week over 22000 points, has a weekly gain of 1.2%.
the s & p 500 is 0.19%, while the nasdaq lost 0.36%.
the number of jobs rose more than expected in july, the united states and the wages increased again, which could open the way to an announcement by the federal reserve balance sheet conditions for reduction of the next month.
the u.s. economy has created 209000 non-agricultural jobs last month, well above the average 183.000 anticipated by economists surveyed by reuters.
this increase in average hourly earnings, in accordance with the agreement, has been encouraging, after the decline of the previous month, “says eric wiegand, from bank private client.
“we continue to believe that we will see a reduction in measured, moderate (fed), and probably an increase in the latter part of the year.”
investors evaluate the probability of 50%, an increase of 1 percentage point in the rate of the us central bank at its meeting of 12 and 13 december, according to the measure fedwatch cme group. the traders involved 46% prior to the issuance of the employment figures.
the first compartment is financial
these perspectives have supported the compartment, the s & p 500 financial sector, which has the best performance, with an increase of 72%. jpmorgan has sold 1.25%, increase in the dow, goldman sachs (+ 2.6%).
the non essential consumer goods (1.05%) at the rear end, loaded by viacom.
the group of media dropped 13.9 percent after forecasting for the current quarter particularly by investors.
health over the red, with a decrease of 22%. gilead has been 1.6% and allergan has lost 3%.
while the season of results is not, the s & p 500, which was about 11% since the beginning of the year, is treated with a per of 18, compared with an average of 14.
according to thomson reuters i / b / e / s, analysts now expect profits to rise 12% overall for the companies in the s & p 500 in the second quarter, and for the third quarter growth of 9.3%.
the values, walt disney lost 1.3%, sharp decline in the dow.
on the other hand, the operator considers consumer site yelp has increased by 27.6%. the group has published a quarterly sales better than expected and announced the sale of its subsidiary eat24 meals to grubhub (+ 9%) to $287.5 million, including $200 million will be distributed to investors through a share repurchase program.
the camera manufacturer gopro was 19.2%. the company has significantly reduced its losses in the second quarter due to lower operating costs.
weight watchers is granted 25.1% after having published a consensus earnings per share higher than the thomson reuters i / b / e / s and increased its annual targets.
(tanya agrawal in bangalore, catherine mallebay – vacqueur for service in french).
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Translated by forexguides.info Team