U.S. stocks opened flat on Monday as financial stocks fell after disappointing results from Goldman Sachs, offsetting a rebound in healthcare stocks.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 4.54 points, or 0.02%, at the open to 26,407.76. The S&P 500 opened higher by 0.91 points, or 0.03%, at 2,908.32. The Nasdaq Composite gained 2.99 points, or 0.04%, to 7,987.16 at the opening bell.
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Alfonso Esparza specializes in macro forex strategies for North American and major currency pairs. Upon joining OANDA in 2007, Alfonso Esparza established the MarketPulseFX blog and he has since written extensively about central banks and global economic and political trends. Alfonso has also worked as a professional currency trader focused on North America and emerging markets. He has been published by The MarketWatch, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Globe and Mail, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Bloomberg and BNN. He holds a finance degree from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) and an MBA with a specialization on financial engineering and marketing from the University of Toronto. Latest posts by Alfonso Esparza (see all)