8/24/2022, 10:00 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US closes higher with tech earnings ahead

Wall Street closed higher on Wednesday in anticipation of earnings by Nvidia and Salesforce. Earlier in the day, investors monitored the durable goods and the pending home sales reports to assess the state of the United States economy. Elsewhere, Washington and Moscow continued to exchange accusations regarding the situation in Ukraine.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average index was up 0.18%, or 60 points, at the close with Salesforce, its best performer, rising 2.28%. The Nasdaq 100 expanded by 0.28% as Illumina jumped 8.17% at the end of the trading session. The S&P 500 closed 0.29% higher. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd pulled the index up, soaring 8.40%.

The euro was flat compared to the dollar to change hands for 0.99714 at 3:59 pm ET.

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