Friday, 20 November 2015

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The Dow Jones industrial average closed 0.02 percent weaker at 17,732.75 points while the S&P 500 lost 0.11 percent to 2,081.24. The Nasdaq Composite edged 0.03 percent lower to 5,073.64.
Wall Street ended a little lower on Thursday as falling healthcare stocks offset gains in Intel and other technology names while investors eyed an expected rate hike in December.

A profit warning by UnitedHealth led to a 5.65 percent drop in its stock, making the health insurer the biggest drag on the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500. It also sent the shares of competitors Anthem and Aetna down more than 6 percent each. The S&P healthcare sector was the worst performer among the 10 major S&P sectors with a 1.63 percent decline.

Intel Corp jumped 3.44 percent after boosting its annual dividend. The chipmaker and Apple, up 1.27 percent, added more upward pressure to the S&P 500 than any other stocks. 

Mobile payments company Square soared 45 percent in its highly anticipated market debut, while dating website operator Match Group popped 23 percent on its first trading day.


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