4/22, 3:30 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Wall Street dips on US plans to halt Iran waivers

Shares on Wall Street started trading on Easter Monday in the red after the White House confirmed reports that it will stop granting waivers that allow certain countries to import oil from Iran. The reports sent crude prices up by over 2%. Meanwhile, prices of government bonds declined.

In earnings, Halliburton reported diluted earnings per share of $0.17.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average index slid 0.31%. Pfizer and Boeing declined over 1%. Meanwhile the S&P 500 dipped 0.23%. The Nasdaq 100 fell 0.40% at the start, as Intuitive Surgical led the losses, diving 5.01%.

The euro added 0.08% against the dollar at 9:32 am ET, buying $1.12516.

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