Like the Asian and European markets, Wall Street believed a positive vote of the Greek Parliament in favor of the austerity plan imposed on the country, which was confirmed just before the markets open.After closing sharply higher Tuesday, the U.S. stock markets continue to rise: the Dow Jones, Nasdaq and Stantard and Poor's rose 0.37%, respectively, 0.23% and 0.51%.
On the macroeconomic front, two indicators are on the agenda: the promise of home sales in June (16 hours) and the weekly inventory of crude oil (16.30).
Bank of America: 2.77% to 11.12 dollars
The bank will pay U.S. $ 14 billion to settle litigation arising from its subsidiary Countrywide Financial, which was one of the main protagonists of the scandal loans "subprime" behind the 2008 crisis.
Bank of America which also pass for $ 6.4 billion of writedowns in its accounts the second quarter, estimates that its net loss for the three months ending in late June could be up to $ 9.1 billion, according to a statement of the institution
Microsoft: -0.93% to 25.56 dollars
The CEO of software giant Steve Ballmer announced Tuesday the launch of the software suite Office office 365 that can be rented by the month and no longer sold in pack instant credit report.
General Mills: -1.16% to 36.78 dollars
The board of the food group has decided to increase the quarterly dividend to raise it to 30.5 cents per share, an annualized rate of $ 1.22, up 9%.The American group, which operates among others Häagen-Dazs ice cream, the next installment will be paid on the 1st August to shareholders registered on July 11.
Google: -0.10% to 493.14 dollars
The search engine unveiled Tuesday its new strategy in the social web with Google + to take the foot against Facebook.
Dell: -0.44% to 15.94 dollars
The U.S. computer manufacturer on Tuesday announced a share buyback of more than two billion dollars this year.
Yahoo! : -0.60% To 14.86 dollars
The software giant announced that it has formed a new company to accelerate its investments in technology Hadoop and offer deployment services to businesses.
Monsanto: 3.89% to 69.50 dollars
The U.S. agrochemical group on Wednesday net profit up 77% to $ 680 million, displayed as sales exceed expectations, and raised its annual profit forecast.