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Major U.S. stock-indexes are little changed by Wal-Mart's weak results and after a rally that took the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 to record closing highs. Strong housing data also suggested that the Federal Reserve could have room to raise interest rates sooner rather than later. U.S. housing starts jumped to their highest level in nearly 7-1/2 years in April and permits soared.
Dow stocks are mixed (14 - fell vs 15 - rose). Top looser - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT, -3.63%). Top gainer - American Express Company (AXP, +1.15%).
S&P index sectors mixed. Top gainer - Healthcare (+0,3%). Top loser - Basic Materials (-1.3%).
At the moment:
Dow 18281.00 +22.00 +0.12%
S&P 500 2127.00 +1.00 +0.05%
Nasdaq 100 4513.75 +6.50 +0.14%
10-year yield 2.28% +0.05
Oil 58.63 -1.61 -2.67%
Gold 1207.20 -20.40 -1.66%
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