Headlines Aug 4
Indices: US Stocks closed lower in today’s session, with the Dow falling 324 points or 0.92%. The S&P 500 slipped 0.46%, while the Nasdaq managed to close in the green by just 0.13%. The Russell 2000 underperformed, dropping 1.23%.
Sectors: 2 of the 11 sectors closed higher. Communications led, gaining 0.28%. Energy lagged, dropping 2.71%.
Commodities: Crude Oil futures continued lower by 3.42% to $68.15 per barrel. Gold futures were unchanged and continue to trade at $1,813 per ounce.
Currencies: The US Dollar Index rose 0.23%.
Interest Rates: The 10-year US Treasury yield was little changed at 1.185%.
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