US closes mixed amid earnings, data

Wednesday, 04. August 2021 22:01

Major stock markets in the United States closed mixed on Wednesday after the latest report revealed the number of jobs in the private sector grew less than expected in July. Earlier, the Kraft Heinz Company stated its second-quarter net sales went down, while General Motors Co. and CVS Health saw rises in their revenues. Uber Technologies Inc.,, and Fox Corporation are also about to reveal their freshest financial results.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 0.92% or 323 points lower as Amgen Inc. fell by 6.46%. The S&P 500 declined by 0.47%, with General Motors Co. plunging by 8.91%. On the other hand, the Nasdaq 100 rose by 0.15% as Moderna Inc. soared by 8.42%.

The euro lost 0.23% to the dollar at 3:54 pm ET to sell for $1.18378.

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