U.S. stocks are trading lower for a second day with mixed earnings results and few signs of a pickup in economic growth. In economic news, consumer spending rose less than forecasted in March even as incomes accelerated. Separate data showed consumer confidence fell to a seven-month low in April as Americans’ expectations about economic growth dropped to the lowest point since September 2014. U.S. bond prices are trending lower.
The best performing sector is: Consumer Discretionary
While the worst performing sector is: Health Care
The Dow Jones Industrial Average* is down 118.24 at 17,712.52
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index is down 12.03 at 2,063.78
The NASDAQ Composite Index is down 41.11 at 4,764.18
Volume on the New York Stock Exchange is high, with about 286.91 million shares traded.
Decliners are outnumbering advancers by roughly a 2 - to - 1 margin.
The spot price of gold is up $22.40 to $1,288.65
The spot price of silver is up $0.32 to $17.87
And crude oil prices are up $0.21 to $46.24
The 30-year Treasury yield is currently: 2.70%
And the 10-year Treasury yield is: 1.85%
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