In a session extremely volatile, the main indicators of the Stock exchange of New York have closed the week in red numbers, although they have tried to build on the encouraging data on unemployment.
The weekly closing, the Dow Jones it has been left up 0.03% to 27.657 points. In the same way, and with some help of the great technological S&P 500 leaves a 0.64 percent until the 3.319 integers and the Nasdaq cropped 0.56% up 10.793 points.
The bad day, Friday, was led by technological actions of high-profile as Amazon, Facebook and Apple,. In this case, reflects the fact that -after the big bets investors are now reconsidering the prospects for a strong economic upturn in the wake of a pandemic, even without a fiscal stimulus immediately on the table.
In the area of the reference macro-economic, other 860.000 workers went unemployed, but the figure remained below a million for the third consecutive week. In a signal in part of encouraging, because it is a metric of the health of the labour market in real-time.
However, the construction of new housing fell drastically last month, a disturbing symptom of a housing market in a boil may cool despite the low rates of interest to record.
On Wednesday, the Fed he pointed out that the interest rates close to zero to be maintained during at least the next three years, as the u.s. economy continues to face risks around the pandemic in the course.
The economic data have remained surprisingly optimistic about the widespread uncertainty resulting from the coronavirus. However, the officials of the Fed suggest that the economic recovery initial more rapid than expected could be compromised by the absence of further fiscal support.