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U. S. stocks fell sharply on the last day of July, more than enough to push all of the major indexes into negative territory for the month.
U.S. stocks managed to pare most of their losses on Monday but still finished broadly in the red to start the week.
U.S. stocks finished mostly lower on Tuesday as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told Congress that the economy remains soft but that the Fed would remain accommodative.
Iraq’s swift descent into chaos sent crude oil prices higher, while stock prices and Treasury bond yields went lower. WTI and Brent grade crude increased by roughly $2-$3 a barrel on fighting near Iraq’s oil fields; the major U.S. stock … Continue reading
U.S. stocks were down again for the second straight day this week, although the declines on Tuesday were more pronounced than on Monday.
For the third time this week, the S&P 500 tried and failed to hold above its January 15 high.
The Dow Jones Industrials and S&P 500 drifted lower Friday and for the week, on questions of monetary policy and a spate of weaker economic news – possibly on account of the weather.
The major U.S. averages were widely mixed but stock prices mostly higher on Tuesday after reopening following the Presidents’ Day holiday.
Stock prices were lower across the globe on Tuesday, ending a two-day rally.
Stock prices rose on Wednesday, led once again by tech stocks.