U.S. exchanges closed in the red zone in anticipation of corporate reports

The main U.S. stock indices ended Monday with a slight decline. The Dow Jones lost 0.074%, S&P 500 - 0.15%, NASDAQ - 0.073%. Investors are cautious Investors are cautious before new financial reports are released this week. Major technology companies, including Tesla, Apple and Facebook are expected to release their reports today. General Electric already released its results, with fourth-quarter earnings beating estimates and pushing its shares by 2.7%. Already after the end of trading, it became known about the growth of Microsoft's profits for the same reporting period, as well as an increase in the company's sales by 17%. On the background of this news. after the end of the trading session its securities rose by 5%. Yesterday also released positive data on the consumer confidence index in the United States - this indicator in January increased by more than two points, amounting to 89.3.