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World markets  |  October 19, 2012 09:00:27

A brief summary of the U.S. markets on 18.10.12 - Nasdaq troubled markets

Thursday's U.S. session, although not begun badly, but moderate downs were caused by macro data issued before the market opens in the form of initial requirements in the Initial Unemployment Claims, which have risen to number 388 thousand., Which was about 28 thousand. more than expected at 360 thousand. Ongoing requirements result reached 3.252 million compared to the previous week with 3.281 million digits

Then there was the fact that the markets have tended to grow again over the lackluster initial conditions, but were vigorously applied. This was due to report earnings of Google (GOOG), which both HV released earlier than the scheduled time (originally it was to be in the after hours) and also fell ill. EPS reached $ 9.03, which was $ 1.63 below expectations and failed to meet consensus earnings by 540 million and amounted to 11.87 billion USD. Of course, GOOG proofread course significantly below 8% and is the most significant decline since January tr negatively affected the entire Nasdaq Composite index, which showed the largest decrease in the indices of -1%.This is unfortunately still in the after hours joined Microsoft (MSFT), with worse results (lower earnings and income before Windows 8).

It is therefore not surprising that the positive factors included telecoms sectors as investors turned   to defensive stocks. For example, managed to Verizon (VZ), which increased by 2.4%, although issued HV broadly in line with expectations (in-line). DJ Transportation Average ended with a profit of 0.2%, plus when to shift as Union Pacific. Also grew airlines Southwest Airlines (0.3%) and Alaska Air, Delta Air Lines and JetBlue Airways with the strengthening of the order of 0.2% -1.1%.

Besides the macro data from the labor market was reported to the Philadelphia Fed October with growth of 5.70 points as compared to the expectations of -0.10 points and leading indicators for September reached 0.6% vs numbers. expectations of 0.2%.

The whole course of trading is reflected in these final stages of indices: DJIA 13,548.94 points (-0.06%), Nasdaq Composite 3072.87 points (-1.01%) and the SP 500 1457.34 points (-0.24% ). VIX volatility index ended at CBOE on the value of $ 15.03, ie, $ -0.04, respectively. -0.27%.

On commodity markets, crude oil conclusion different from previous courses and ended at $ 92.0, when gold was closing marked increase 0.5% to $ 1744.80. In the current constellation is oil at $ 92.0 course, gold is $ 1,736.30 per troy ounce. On the Forex Cross Rates EUR / USD at 1.3064 limit.

Friday's program macro data is weak, because the program is only an indication of existing home sales for September, with expectations of 4.7 million of other ongoing HV include egGeneral Electric, Honeywell, Ingersoll-Rand, Manpower, Air Products.

Asian trading seems that Nikkei Average ended +0.22% HangSeng is +0,18% and Shanghai Composite -0.14%.

Initial indications U.S. futures carry a slight negative signs and DJIA -10 points, Nasdaq -2.25 points and SP 500 -1.0 point.


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