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American equity markets a mixed bag Friday

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The US stock market finally rallied slightly Friday, offering up a mixed opening for investors in the absence of economic data out of the United States. Beginning with the indices and composites, the NASDAQ climbed +0.20% as it settles in region of 3172.30, up +6.30 points in these moments. In addition, the S&P 500 is trading in positive territory, operating at 1544.13, ascending +2.40 points or +0.19% at the time of writing. Finally, the Dow Jones has edged lower at the opening, trading in the zone of 14492.14, presently -0.31% after a movement of -45.00 points.

Sectors are all lower at the opening, however the Conglomerates and Technology sectors have distinguished themselves as the losers winners thus far, plummeting -1.27% and -0.33% respectively. In other news, the price of crude is testing USD $87.17/bbl Friday.

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