Stocks fell today extending declines after a selloff a day earlier led the S&P 500 to its worst single-session drop in nearly three months. In economic news, the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 8.4% last month from 10.2% in July.
Dow Jones finished -159 at 28,133
S&P 500 finished -28 at 3,426
NASDAQ finished -145 at 11,313
The 10 Year Treasury closed up 9 basis points yielding 0.71%
Oil prices closed down $1.82 ending at $39.55 a barrel
Gold prices closed up $6.60 ending at $1,944 an ounce
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