Market Wrap: Confidence Dips in April; Nokia's New Game Plan; Twitter De-Feathered on Results

Market wrap for April 29th


End of the Day: S&P 500 up 8.9 to 1,878.33; Dow Jones up 86.6 to 16,535.37; Nasdaq up 29.1 to 4,103.54


* The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had increased in March, declined slightly in April. The Index now stands at 82.3 (1985=100), down from 83.9 in March. The Present Situation Index decreased to 78.3 from 82.5, while the Expectations Index was virtually unchanged at 84.9 versus 84.8 in March. (Consensus expectations were looking for a reading of 83.6.)


* Nokia (NYSE: NOK) announced the following:

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