U.S. stocks are mixed with little change to begin the shortened trading session. In global markets, news of a widening regulatory probe into China's brokerage industry sparked a 5.5% tumble. Bond prices are higher this morning with global market weakness increasing the appeal for haven debt.
The best performing sector is: Telecom
While the worst performing sector is: Energy
The Dow Jones Industrial Average* is down 7.41 at 17,805.98
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index is up 0.15 at 2,089.02
The NASDAQ Composite Index is up 8.16 at 5,124.30
This morning, volume on the New York Stock Exchange is moderate, with 160.43 million shares traded.
Advancers are outnumbering decliners by roughly a 3 - to - 2 margin.
The spot price of gold is down $14.17 to $1,058.04
The spot price of silver is down $0.15 to $14.13
And crude oil prices are down $1.01 to $42.03
The 30-year Treasury yield is currently: 2.99%
And the 10-year Treasury yield is: 2.21%
The Dow Jones Indexes are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones Indexes © 2015 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Get instant quotes for your favorite companies and mutual funds.
It can be scary when stocks decline. And even normal market volatility can be uncomfortable, especiallywith large day-to-day stock market moves.
In this brief Edward Jones Perspective video, two families reflect on how they started the conversation about the future—and how communicating with each other NOW could help ease stress during emotional times down the road.