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April 30, 2016

US indices closed the week with declines, Amazon surprises investors with earnings report.

US indices closed the week with declines, Amazon surprises investors with earnings report.

The US stock market closed trading in Friday with declines amid negative dynamics in the health care sector, technology and finance.
Dow Jones fell by 0,32% at the close, S&P 500 index dropped 0,51%, NASDAQ Composite Index fell 0.62%.

The leaders of growth among the Dow Jones index components in Friday were the shares of Home Depot Inc., which rose  0.87%, closing at 133.89. Stocks of the Travelers Companies Inc rose 0.68%, ending trading at 109.90. Shares of Nike Inc rose 0.68%, closing at 58.94.
Worst performers were the shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which price fell 2.96%, ending the session at around 66.87. In technology sector the shares of Intel Corporation rose 2.67% to 30.28, Cisco Systems gave way by 1. 68% and finished trading at around 27.49.

The S&P 500 top performers at the end of Friday trading were the shares of Monster Beverage 1990 Corp, which rose by 12.81% to 144,22, Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc, which scored 10.76%, to 14.00, and shares of Amazon.com Inc, which rose by 9.57%, ending the session at around 659.59 after a release better-than-expected corporate earning reports, with cloud services as a main driver for growth.

Leaders of falling were shares of Stericycle Inc., which fell in price by 21.50% to 95.56. Shares of Seagate Technology PLC lost 19.07% and closed the session at 21.77. Shares of Western Digital Corporation decreased by 11.28% to 40.87.
The leaders of growth among the NASDAQ Composite index components were the shares of Globus Maritime Ltd, which rose by 200.00% to the level of 1,2900, Paragon Shipping Inc, who scored 50.86 % to 2.6400, as well as shares of KBS Fashion Group Ltd, which rose by 30.42% and closed the session at around 0.4043.
Leaders of falling were the shares of Park-Ohio Holdings Corp, which fell in price by 36.42% to close at 25.45. Shares of the company Golar LNG Limited lost 23.24% and closed the session at 16.58. Quotes Stericycle Inc decreased in price by 21.50% to 95.56.
Volatility Index also know as CBOE Volatility Index, which is based on options trading indicators on the S&P 500 rose by 4.14% reaching 15.85 points.
Gold futures for June delivery added 2.39%, or 30.25, reaching $ 1.296,65 for troy ounce. As for other commodities, the price of oil WTI with delivery fell by 0.11% in June, or 0.05, to $ 45.98 a barrel. Brent crude oil futures for July delivery fell 0.82%, or 0.39, to $ 47.38 a barrel.
Meanwhile, in the Forex market EUR/USD pair rose by 0.86% to 1.1450, and the quotation USD / JPY fell 1.57%, reaching 106.41.
USD index dropped by 0.76% to 93.02.

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