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U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.29%
U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the Healthcare, Technology and Financials sectors led shares higher while losses in the Utilities, Telecoms and Basic Materials sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.29%, while the S&P 500 index fell 0.16%, and the NASDAQ Composite index added 0.13%.
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Infographic Of The Day: Celebrities Hotel Habits
As we all know, a hotel's number one priority is taking care of their guests. Most of the time that means making sure rooms are tidy, towels and toiletries have been replenished and that you've got an extra pillow if you need it. But what happens when an A-List celebrity books in?
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26Aug2016 Market Close: US Markets Close In The Red, US Dollar Remains Higher, Crude And Gold Back Down Where They Started Yesterday
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So it's farewell, then, to Gawker. After 14 years of dancing on the edge of ethical probity and legal propriety, doing some good journalism as well as some less good, the New York-based website - an online blend of investigation, gossip, commentary and satire - has been forced out of business.
The Ongoing Collapse Of Turkey's Secular Democracy And... The Backstory To The Attempted Turkish Cou
Written by Gary
The US markets closed down, but just a notch below flat and uninteresting (SPY -0.16%). Should I mention that volume remains at low levels not see prior to 2005? Ms. Yellen has spoken and left the door open for an interest rate increase as early as next month. Short-term indicators have from neutral to fractionally bearish and we will have to wait until next week for better market direction.
26Aug2016 Market Update: US Markets Unexpectedly Opened Higher, Then Declined After Digesting Yellen
26Aug2016 Pre-Market Commentary: US Futures Fractionally Down, US Dollar Falling, Gold Rising, WTI C
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward marginally declined but remains in positive territory for the 22nd week - after spending the previous 35 consecutive weeks in negative territory. This is compared to RecessionAlerts similar index.