Wall Street closes lower as earnings roll in

Wednesday, 16. October 2019 22:00

Trading on Wall Street finished in the red on Wednesday as investors digested corporate earnings. Weak retail sales released earlier in the day kept stocks lower following an earnings-driven rally in the previous session.

The Dow Jones declined 0.07% as Exxon Mobil Corp fell 1.71%. The S&P 500 lost 0.29%, led lower by Alexion Pharmaceuticals which dropped 5.06%, while the Nasdaq 100 fell 0.19% as Workday plummeted 11.33%.

The euro increased 0.38% against the dollar to change hands for 1.10746 at 4:21 pm ET.

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