Wall Street ends prosaic after six-day rally, appetite rises

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. bonds finished a still event on Monday radically unvaried as investors found few reasons to keep shopping following a six-day convene in a SP 500, yet partnership activity carried appetite shares.

The SP was entrance off a longest strain of advances given mid-April, and both it and a Dow had sealed during annals on Friday. While Wall Street’s uptrend is still noticed as intact, investors are looking for catalysts to broach some-more strong gains, and new mercantile information has been mixed.

U.S. May existent home sales rose during some-more than twice a rate of expansion expected, while a rough review on Jun production strike a top given May 2010. Other surveys of manufacturers gave certain signals for a tellurian mercantile outlook, though dim clouds remained over Europe.

“Right now we’re digesting final week’s gains and gripping an eye on all a mercantile information that’s entrance out this week,” pronounced Leo Grohowski, who oversees some-more than $184 billion in customer resources as arch investment officer during BNY Mellon Wealth Management in New York.

“We’re not expected to see a vital pullback given healthy activity like buybacks and mergers, though currently is a day of still consolidation.”

Energy shares .SPNY were a day’s strongest group, adult 0.4 percent. Wisconsin Energy (WEC.N) concluded to buy Integrys Energy Group Inc (TEG.N) in a understanding valued during $9.1 billion. Integrys was a SP 500′s biggest commission gainer, adult 12.1 percent to $68.35, while Wisconsin fell 3.5 percent to $45.27.

The Dow Jones industrial normal .DJI fell 9.82 points or 0.06 percent, to 16,937.26, a SP 500 .SPX mislaid 0.26 points or 0.01 percent, to 1,962.61 and a Nasdaq Composite .IXIC combined 0.64 points or 0.01 percent, to 4,368.68.

Oracle Corp (ORCL.N) concluded to buy Micros Systems (MCRS.O) in a $5.3 billion deal. Micros rose 3.4 percent to $67.98 while Oracle rose 0.7 percent to $41.10.

Micron Technology Inc (MU.O) was small altered in complicated after-hours trade after stating third-quarter results.

Following a 1.2 percent benefit final week, industrial shares .SPLRCI lagged on Monday, off 0.6 percent. General Electric Co (GE.N) fell 1.1 percent to $26.86 while Boeing Co (BA.N) was off 0.9 percent during $130.85. Both are Dow components.

ParkerVision Inc (PRKR.O) plummeted 63 percent to $1.85 after a sovereign decider overturned a jury outcome that systematic Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) to compensate $173 million for infringing patents. About 39 million ParkerVision shares traded hands, a heaviest day of trade ever.

About 48 percent of bonds traded on a New York Stock Exchange sealed reduce on a day, while about 54 percent of Nasdaq-listed shares finished in disastrous territory. About 5.07 billion shares traded on all U.S. platforms, according to BATS sell data, next a month-to-date normal of 5.63 billion.

(Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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