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Stocks slump as trade tensions flare up





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Stocks closed lower Thursday after President Donald Trump cast doubt on US-China trade negotiations and as House Speaker Paul Ryan’s deadline for a new NAFTA deal passed. The 10-year Treasury yield rose as high as 3.12%.

Here’s the scoreboard:

Dow Jones industrial average: 24,720.00 −48.93 (-0.20%)

S&P 500: 2,718.88 -3.58 (-0.13%)

AUD/USD: 0.7509 -0.0007 (-0.09%)

ASX 200 SPI futures: 6,119.5 +8.5 (+0.14%)

  1. The deadline House Speaker Paul Ryan set for a new NAFTA deal passed. Some saw this as a sign that negotiations will drag into next year, but Canadian Prime Minister read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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