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Dow Jones and S&P open lower ahead of central decision

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) –┬áThe Standard & Poor’s and Dow Jones indexes opened slightly lower on Wednesday as investors began to be cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy decision, while Apple Inc. rose 3.6 percent after announcing results The company’s business is to see the Nasdaq Composite Index of technology companies gain limited.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was down 1.42 points, or 0.01 percent, at 2,4097.63.

The benchmark S & P 500 index was down 0.56 points, or 0.02 percent, at 2,554.24.

The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was up 7.74 points, or 0.11 percent, at 7,238.45.