Wall Street. Major U.S. stock-indexes slightly higher

Major U.S. stock-indexes demonstrated slim gains, buoyed by gains in the industrial and consumer discretionary sectors. Meanwhile, the technology sector struggled to hold its ground. It is expected that the market can see a rush of activity during the final minutes of trading as portfolios undergo month-end and quarter-end adjustments.

Most of Dow stocks in positive area (19 of 30). Top gainer – NIKE, Inc. (NKE, +8.80%). Top loser – Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK, -0.40%).

A majority of S&P sectors in positive area. Top gainer – Conglomerates (+0.81%). Top loser – Financials (-0.19%).

At the moment:

Dow 21290.00 +35.00 +0.16%

S&P 500 2421.50 +1.50 +0.06%

Nasdaq 100 5663.75 +10.75 +0.19%

Crude Oil 45.35 +0.42 +0.93%

Gold 1243.50 -2.30 -0.18%

U.S. 10yr 2.28 +0.01

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