• US stocks edge lower in early trading; oil slides

    5 days ago - By Chron

    U.S. stocks indexes edged mostly lower in early trading Friday, adding to the market's modest losses from a day earlier. Technology stocks, banks and consumer-goods companies fell, offsetting gains by industrial firms. Energy stocks also fell as crude oil prices dipped. Bond prices rose, sending yields lower.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index slipped 7 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,712 as of 10:13 a.m. ET. The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 14 points, or 0.1 percent, to 24,729. The Nasdaq composite fell 25 points, or 0.4 percent, to 7,356. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company...
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  • Markets Right Now: US Stocks Start Mostly Lower

    5 days ago - By NY Times

    The latest on developments in financial markets :
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