U.S. equities ended lower today, led by the consumer staples and energy sectors. In corporate news, General Electric announced that it will freeze pension plans for about 20,000 salaried workers effective January, 2021. Economic news was light today. Treasury bond prices fell, as interest rates rose.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average* was down 96 points or 0.4% to 26,478
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was down 13 points or 0.4% to 2,939
The NASDAQ Composite Index was down 26 points or 0.3% to 7,956
The 30-year Treasury yield closed higher at 2.06% and the 10-year Treasury yield finished higher at 1.56%.
The spot price of gold fell $15.00 to $1,497.90
And the price of crude oil rose $0.08 to $52.89
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