Numbers across the segments of the markets are extremely mixed today as the Christmas haze is still looming over our heads. Greenback is flat is usual during this time of year which gives other currencies opportunities for growth.
Asia is dropping just as well as American most popular tech and social shares with Apple’s numbers becoming more and more disappointing.
Precious metals are recovering and are only up today.
Kospi decreased 1.9 percent.
Topix is down by 0.3 percent.
S&P 500 dropped 0.7 percent.
Shanghai Composite lost 0.3 percent.
MSCI Asia Pacific slid 0.5 percent.
Nikkei Stock Average 225 added 0.89 percent.
Dow Jones Industrial Average decreases 2.91 percent.
Greenback is little changed with a lot of traders retiring for the Christmas holidays.
Euro is up 0.1 percent - $1.1405.
Yen is at 110.35 per dollar point.
Apple shares extend their fall with another 2.59 percent loss - $146.83.
Facebook is down by 0.71 - $124.06 per share.
Amazon declined 2.43 percent - $1343.96 per share.
Tesla is down by 7.62 percent - $295.39 per share.
WTI oil recovered 0.45 percent - $42.72 per barrel.
Brent decreased 0.3 percent - $50.32 per barrel.
Gold is up 0.35 percent - $1273.4 per ounce.
Silver added 0.58 percent - $14.82.
Platinum increased 0.51 percent - $790 per ounce.
Palladium rose 0.73 percent - $1236.