US stocks trades around unchanged levels at the start of the day
Last day of the trading year
The US major stock indices are opening around unchanged levels in early trading.
- S&P index is trading up up 1.14 points or up 0.04%
- NASDAQ composite indexes trading lower by -3 points or -0.04%
- Dow industrial average is up by 6 points or +0.3%
Yesterday the Dow closed at a record high so any gaintoday will be a record for the year.
If the S&P is to close the year at a record it needs to close above 2690.16.
For the Nasdaq to close at a record for the year, it needs to close above 6994.76. It trades at 6947.57 currently.
Some winners today in early trading:
- Home Depot up 0.31%
- Disney up 0.18%
- Mastercard up 0.71%
- Visa up 0.32%
- Microsoft up 0.19%
- Amazon -0.42%. Pres. Trump criticized Amazon saying they pay way to little for postage at the US Post Office
- Apple -0.64%
- Netflix -0.16%
- Twitter down -0.53%
- Celgene down -0.47%
- Goldman -0.68%