At the end of trading in New York, the Dow was calculated at 28.210,82 points, a decrease of 0,35 percent compared to the previous trading day. A few minutes earlier, the broader S&P 500 was down around 3.435 points (-0,26 percent), the technology exchange Nasdaq calculated the Nasdaq 100 at around 11.675 points (+0,01 percent).
According to market observers, the unemployment rate in the US is preventing a sustained economic recovery. The European common currency trended stronger on Wednesday evening. One euro cost 1,1858 US dollars (+0,29 percent). The gold price benefited, in the evening 1.923,57 US dollars were paid for one troy ounce (+0,88 percent). That corresponds to a price of 52,15 euros per gram.