Nasdaq Index Opens at Record Encouraged by Corporate Earnings

File image of a Wall Street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange, USA. October 28, 2013. REUTERS / Carlo Allegri

Nov 4 (Reuters) – The Nasdaq Index, which includes the tech giants, hit an all-time high at the opening of Wall Street, supported by a series of positive corporate results and as investors ignored the first announcements of the Federal Reserve to cut its monetary stimulus.

* The Dow Jones industrial average fell 50.12 points, or 0.14%, at the open at 36,107.46 points. The S&P 500 index added 2.36 points, or 0.05%, to 4,662.93 units; while the Nasdaq Composite Index gained 38.16 points, or 0.24%, at 15,849.74 units.

(Report by Devik Jain in Bengaluru. Edited in Spanish by Marion Giraldo)

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