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US Markets Mixed in Early A.M. Going

Jan. 23, 2013
Markets

U.S. stock indexes were mixed in New York Wednesday morning with two major boards starting the day at five-year highs.

The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed at 5-year peaks Tuesday.

In midmornning trading Wednesday, the DJIA added 54.19 points, 0.4 percent, to 13,766.40. The Nasdaq composite index gained 9.11 points, or 0.29 percent, to 3,152.29. The Standard and Poor's 500 shed 1.58 points, or 0.11 percent, to 1,490.98.

The 10-year treasury note rose 8/32 to yield 1.82 percent.

Against the dollar, the euro was $1.3283 from Tuesday's $1.3322. The dollar dropped against the yen, hitting 88.60 yen from 88.71 yen.

In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 index lost 2.08 percent, 222.94 points, to 10,486.99.



Source: Copyright United Press International 2013