Early strength was attributed to positive earnings results from Dow components Coca-Cola, which finished up 3.7% on the day, and Johnson & Johnson (2.1%). But economic data was mixed. April housing market sentiment rose to 47 from 46 in March when economists were hoping for 50 (neutral sentiment). The Empire State manufacturing index fell to 1.3 from 5.6 when 8.0 was the target (zero is neutral). And the CPI rose 0.2% in March on both the headline and core readings when 0.1% was expected.