Wall street (Dow Jones + 1.31%; S&P 500 + 0.28%; Nasdaq -0.39%) has closed with a mixed sign after completing last week with strong gains and with him S&P 500 very close to the historical highs in February. The main world indicator appreciated by 2.5% in the last five sessions and is trading very close to its previous record.
The Dow Jones has advanced thanks to strong gains in Boeing and Caterpillar. Both companies have placed the Dow Jones at the highs of the day. The Nasdaq has lost 11,000 points, weighed down, as in the last day, by the large values: Microsoft 1.99% has been left, Tesla 2.35% and Netflix 2.29%.
One of the news of the day is that Donald trump, in the absence of agreement in Congress, has signed four decrees that contemplate an additional benefit to the unemployed, a delay in the payment of payroll taxes, a moratorium on the repayment of student loans and a freeze on evictions from federal housing. However, the Democrats they have criticized these measures.
On the presidential elections in November, in which Joe biden has gained an edge in the polls, "if investors believe Trump will lose in November, history suggests that markets are more at risk of correcting than rising in the coming months"explains Sean Markowicz, CFA of Schroders.
At the business level, acquisition of TikTok business in the US by Microsoft it might not be as clear as you thought. According to The Wall Street Journal, Twitter has held preliminary talks with the Chinese social network, although it is not clear if it will try to go ahead with a possible acquisition.
One of the most bearish of the day is being Kodak. His actions they are sinking about 30% after the government of Donald Trump has announced that it withdraws the agreement to make pharmaceutical products. On her there is an investigation for alleged insider trading.
The United States Administration had agreed to give him a loan of 765 million dollars. After the news ltitles soared more than 300%.
In addition, McDonald's falls 2% after filing a lawsuit against Stephen easterbrook, who was Resigned as CEO of the company in November 2019 for maintaining a romantic relationship with a subordinate, demanding the reimbursement of the severance pay received, which would amount to tens of millions of dollars, after uncovering that the former manager had hidden and destroyed information about other inappropriate behaviors during his tenure.
And in other markets, the West Texas oil rises 1.3% to $ 41.77, while the euro it depreciates 0.28% and changes to $ 1.1752. In addition, the profitability of the 10-year American bond falls to 0.56%. For his part, gold up 0.5% to $ 2,040 per ounce.
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