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4/2/2019, 3:32 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Wall Street opens mixed after strong start of week

Major markets in the United States opened mixed on Tuesday after a rally seen on Wall Street during Monday's session. On the data front, new orders for manufactured durable goods in February decreased by 1.6% or $4.2 billion to $250.6 billion. Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that lawmakers would not take up the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) unless Mexico passes appropriate legislation protecting workers' rights.

The Dow Jones opened 0.18% lower, as Walgreens Boots plunged 12.55% following its earnings release. The Nasdaq 100 was down 0.05% at the start of the session, as JD.com and Electronic Arts declined 1.50% and 1.23%, respectively. The S&P 500 increased 0.16% moments after the opening bell, propped up by the air travel industry.

The euro gained 0.10% against the greenback, to go for 1.1201 at 9:52 am ET.

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