Wall Street. Major U.S. stock-indexes little changed

Major U.S. stock-indexes were little changed, as equities managed to retrace a good portion of their opening losses. The investors’ sentiment remained subdued due to continuing selloff in technology shares and ahead of the speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. On the contrary, names, belonging to financial and energy sectors, helped to keep the broader market afloat. Better-than-expected consumer confidence data also provided some support to the market.

A majority of Dow stocks in negative area (16 of 30). Top loser – Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ, -1.84%). Top gainer – JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM, +1.50%).

Most of S&P sectors in negative area.Top loser – Utilities (-0.7%). Top gainer – Basic Materials (+0.8%).

At the moment:

Dow 21381.00 +13.00 +0.06%

S&P 500 2436.75 +0.75 +0.03%

Nasdaq 100 5763.00 -15.25 -0.26%

Crude Oil 44.41 +1.03 +2.37%

Gold 1247.80 +1.40 +0.11%

U.S. 10yr 2.20 +0.06