facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Markets close mixed; Dow under 14,000

Feb. 13, 2013 at 5:34 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. stock indexes closed mixed Wednesday, with the Dow slipping back below 14,000 after the Census Bureau said retail sales rose marginally in January.

Sales rose 4.4 percent from January 2012, but only 0.1 percent from December, which was in line with expectations.

By close of trading, the Dow Jones industrial average shed 35.79 points or 0.26 percent to finish at 13,982.91. The Nasdaq composite index added 10.38 points or 0.33 percent to reach 3,196.88. The Standard & Poor's 100 was flat, gaining 0.9 points or 0.06 percent to 1,520.33.

On the New York Stock Exchange, 1,800 stocks advanced and 1,271 declined on a volume of 3.3 billion shares traded.

The 10-year treasury note fell 15/32 to yield 2.033 percent.

Against the dollar, the euro fell to $1.3449 from Tuesday's $1.3454. The dollar fell to 93.26 yen from 93.48 yen.

The Nikkei 225 index in Tokyo dropped 1.04 percent, 117.71 points, to 11,251.41.

The FTSE 100 index in London gave up 0.33 percent, 20.73 points, to 6,359.11.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Norways Kongsberg to demo missile for U.S. Navy Norways Kongsberg to demo missile for U.S. Navy
2
E-3 Sentry aircraft tipped for digital cockpit, avionic systems makeover E-3 Sentry aircraft tipped for digital cockpit, avionic systems makeover
3
Pizza Hut hoping the "Skinny Slice" will mean big bucks
4
Tony Hayward: Kurdish oil sector open for business Tony Hayward: Kurdish oil sector open for business
5
Saab producing vehicle protection system for unidentified customer Saab producing vehicle protection system for unidentified customer
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback