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Major U.S. stock-indexes rose on Thursday as weekly jobless claims fell and the dollar slid to its lowest in nearly four months. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped by 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 264,000 last week, while the 4-week jobless average stayed near a 15-year low. In the same time, the dollar was at its lowest since January against a basket of currencies of major U.S. trading partners.
Almost all of the Dow stocks are trading in positive area (29 of 30). Top looser - Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO, -0.42%) Top gainer - Microsoft Corporation (MSFT, +2.03%).
All S&P index sectors in positive area. Top gainer - Utilities (+1,5%).
At the moment:
Dow 18176.00 +161.00 +0.89%
S&P 500 2110.75 +16.25 +0.78%
Nasdaq 100 4474.75 +51.00 +1.15%
10-year yield 2.25% -0.04
Oil 59.68 -0.82 -1.36%
Gold 1222.60 +4.40 +0.36%
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