Markets Right Now: A mixed finish for USA stock indexes

Jeannie Matthews
March 14, 2018

More stocks rose than fell on the New York Stock Exchange.

The Dow Jones industrial average gave back 132 points, or 0.5 percent, to 25,199.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF by 28.4% during the fourth quarter. Valmark Advisers Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF by 379.1% in the 4th quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. raised its stake in SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF by 38.4% during the fourth quarter.

Shares of SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF (NYSEARCA RWR) opened at $86.36 on Tuesday. The legal version of this story can be accessed at SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF has a fifty-two week low of $81.59 and a fifty-two week high of $95.73. The company has a market capitalization of $22,760.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.12.

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US ECONOMY: Stocks remain buoyed by figures last Friday showing stronger than forecast job creation in February and weaker than expected wage increases. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF's payout ratio is now 61.07%.

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Having started the day on a positive note, key share indices in the U.S. traded on a mixed note through the session on Monday, with the Nasdaq Composite clocking a record closing high, and Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 ending lower.

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