Stocks trade mixed on Wall Street

Associated Press |

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mixed on Wall Street with little news to drive trading. Major indexes are headed for a slight weekly loss, their second this month.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 26 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,819 as of noon Eastern time Friday.



The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell a fraction to 1,957 and the Nasdaq composite rose eight points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,387.

Five of the 10 industry groups in the S&P 500 index fell and five rose.

DuPont sank 4 percent, the biggest drop among the 30 big companies in the Dow. The company cut its profit forecast late Thursday.

Nike gained 2 percent after reporting earnings that beat analysts' expectations.

Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.52 percent.

DISCLOSURE: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors, and do not represent the views of equities.com. Readers should not consider statements made by the author as formal recommendations and should consult their financial advisor before making any investment decisions. To read our full disclosure, please go to: http://www.equities.com/disclaimer

Companies

Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
WNRC Wenr Corp 0.00 0.00 50.00 30,000

Comments

Emerging Growth

DynaCERT Inc.

DynaCERT Inc is engaged in the assembling, distributing and installation of a patent pending transportable hydrogen generator after-market product, for use in the heavy tractor-trailer industry and into large stationary…

Private Markets

Cross Campus

With over 500 members and operating 80,000 square feet by summer 2016, Cross Campus is one of the country’s top ten shared, collaborative office or "coworking" operators in the US.…

WayBetter

The spark hit Jamie when he saw co-workers competing to lose weight. Instead of pizzas and subs, they were eating salads and jogging along the river. Some were sneakily leaving…