U.S. stock exchanges ended trading with a decline
The main U.S. stock indexes closed lower after The Dow Jones dropped 0.24% on Tuesday and the S&P dropped 0.24% on Thursday. The Dow Jones was down 0.24%, the S&P 500 was down 0.47% and NASDAQ was down 1.21%. Prior to that, all of them set prior to that all had set new records. The negative dynamics preceded the publication of financial reports of the leading IT companies, which took place after the end of trading. Players awaited the results of Alphabet, Apple and Microsoft, as well as VISA and Starbucks. The pressure on indices was also put by the forthcoming meeting of the The Fed's upcoming meeting, which begins today, also put pressure on the indexes. Investors expect the the regulator will give additional signals about its further plans to support the U.S. economy and its prospects. Among other things, market participants are interested in the future the fate of the program of asset repurchase and the key rate. The dynamics on the exchanges could not change the data on the index of confidence Consumer Confidence Index in the United States, which in July showed an increase by 0.2 points versus the previous month and reached 129,1.