Stocks closed negative today as congress continued to negotiate the second stimulus bill and investors considered a first batch of corporate earnings results. In economic news, job openings in August were 6.5 million, lower than the previous month.
Dow Jones finished -157 at 28,679
S&P 500 finished -22 at 3,511
NASDAQ finished -12 at 11,863
The 10 Year Treasury closed down 4 basis points yielding 0.73%
Oil prices closed up $0.81 ending at $40.24 a barrel
Gold prices closed down $31.00 ending at $1,897 an ounce
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