Quantitative easing program was released Wednesday, the Dow closed up 0.24%.
Better than expected U.S. macroeconomic data, the Fed started the second round of the 600 billion U.S. dollars and maintain the quantitative easing program 0% -0.25% key interest rate unchanged by this positive promotion of the three major stock indexes Wednesday, opening the U.S. to go, Dow shock eventually closed up 26.41 points, or 0.24%, the closing price of the past two years a new high.
Disk, financial and technology shares led the gains, utilities and production sector leading the decline. Individual stocks, Cisco-T rose 2.33%, up 2.1% Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft fell 1.31%, down 0.85% Kraft Foods, Ford rose 5.2%, Toyota gained 0.68%, Honda rose 0.44%, Google gained 0.74%, up 0.63 Motorola %, or 4.26% BlackRock, Bank of America rose 1.05%, PNC Financial was up 2.19%, Time Warner fell 1.05%, ING Insurance was up 2.9%, MGM was up 10.4%, KKR rose 0.4%, high inflation 0.68% News Corp rose 0.18%.
Before the release of Federal Reserve interest rate decision meeting, the European stock market fluctuations in the trend Wednesday, the pan-European Dow Jones index closing at 266.51 points, or 0.37%.