US Stocks Mixed in Tuesday Trading

Posted July 26th, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock indexes are mixed in Tuesday trading.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is off more than four-tenths of one percent, while the S&P 500 index is down one-tenth of a percent. The NASDAQ is a tenth of a percent higher.

Stocks ended mixed in Europe.

London's Financial Times index finished ahead one-tenth of a percent to close at 5,930. The CAC-40 in Paris ended down seven-tenths of one percent to finish the day's trading at 3,788, while the DAX index in Frankfurt ended up a tenth of a percent to finish at 7,350.

In Asia, Tokyo's Nikkei index gained almost one-half of a percent to close at 10,098.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose one and one-quarter percent to end at 22,572.

Gold is trading at $1,613.70 an ounce, down slightly from Monday's record highs.

The dollar is trading lower against both the euro and yen.