The markets opened higher for a third straight day but dropped into negative territory by the end of the day due to rising tensions between the U.S. and China. In economic news, over 2 million people filed for unemployment last week bringing the total to over 40 million since March.
Dow Jones -148 at 25,401
S&P 500 -6 at 3,030
NASDAQ -43 at 9,369
The 10 Year Treasury closed up 3 basis points yielding 0.71%
Oil prices closed up $0.52 ending at $33.33 a barrel
Gold prices closed up $4 ending at $1,730 an ounce
The days’ stock news:
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