The US stocks gained modestly in New York on Wednesday trading. The Fed, central bank left the key rates unchanged and expects that there is no need to change the rates during next year. The inflation is estimated to increase next year and would reach the inflation 2 % target in 2021.
Dow Jones closed up 0,11% to 27911,09 points, S&P 500 -index closed up 0,29% to 3141,62 points and tech-focused Nasdaq up 0,44 % to 8654,05 points. Tech and materials were the leaders of the trading day.
The ride-hailing companies Uber (UBER) and Lyft (Lyft) gained on Wednesday due to the positive report from Barclays. According to the estimate, Barclays estimates that both companies are well positioned to turn profit. Uber closed up 1,86 % to 28,42 dollars and Lyft closed up 4,64 % to 47,36 dollars.
Tesla (TSLA) closed up 1,11 % to 352,70 dollars, Ford up 0,44 % to 9,11 dollars and Apple (AAPL) up 0,85 % to 270,77 dollars.
The Fed also published its economic outlook, which estimates moderate growth for the next year and the unemployment rate is expected to stay at 3,5 %.
The big question of the US China trade deal is still open. The 15th December trade tariffs deadline is on Sunday and according to some media information, there have been talks to delay the deadline.