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U.S. stocks fell Friday amid rising fears about a new COVID-19 variant.
U.S stocks saw noticeable pressure on the heels of yesterday's Thanksgiving holiday break and amid lighter-than-expected volume as the markets closed early today. Stocks fell amid resurfacing COVID-19 concerns after reports of a new variant found in South Africa. Travel-related issues dropped as Asia and Europe reinstated some restrictions, though stay-at-home and some vaccine oriented stocks gained ground. The economic calendar was void of any major releases today and equity news was also light. Treasuries rallied to apply solid pressure on yields, and the U.S. dollar fell. Crude oil prices tumbled and gold saw demand. Asia fell and Europe saw a broad-based drawdown amid the flared-up COVID concerns.
U.S stocks saw noticeable pressure on the heels of yesterday's Thanksgiving holiday break and amid lighter-than-expected volume as the markets closed early today.
U.S. stocks finished mostly higher as the markets in the U.S. enter the Thanksgiving holiday break.
U.S. stocks finished mixed in a choppy session that saw cyclically-natured Financials and Energy sectors rise, while growth issues such as Information Technology extended a recent soft patch.
U.S. stocks finished mixed after giving up early gains, while the Nasdaq underperformed as Treasuries came under pressure to boost yields.
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