TSX closes in the red Wall Street mixed amid disappointing tech company

TORONTO — The Toronto stock market closed in the red Friday, while major U.S. indexes were with mixed.The S&P/TSX composite index was down some seven points at 13,874 after having slipped 30 points the previous session.In New York, disappointing earnings from several big tech companies weighed on the tech-heavy Nasdaq, which retreated 39.66 points to 4,906.23.The Dow Jones industrial average added 21.23 points to 18,003.75 and the broader S&P 500 gained 0.1 of a point to 2,091.58.Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar rose 0.35 of a U.S. cent to 78.92 cents US.In commodities, the June contract for benchmark crude rose 55 cents to US$43.73 a barrel, while May natural gas shot up 7.2 cents to US$2.14 per mmBtu. May copper added 1.3 cents to US$2.26 a pound, while June gold bullion shed $20.30 to US$1,230.00 a troy ounce. read more