Wall Street opens mixed with data in focus

Friday, 14. August 2020 15:31

Markets in the United States traded mixed on Friday as investors digested economic data. The figures showed retail sales rose 1.2% in July but still came in below expectations, while industrial production grew by 3%.

The Dow Jones declined 0.45% at 9:30 am ET. The worst performer was Apple whose shares slid 1.03% at 9:52 am ET.

The S&P 500 lost 0.14% at 9:31 am ET. CDW Corp fell 1.54% at 9:49 am ET.

Meanwhile, the Nasdaq 100 increased 0.10% at 9:31 am ET. Applied Materials led the gains as its stock jumped 5.12% at 9:32 am ET.

The euro added 0.09% against the dollar to sell for 1.18249 at 9:34 am ET.

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