Stocks end mostly lower as energy companies fall and investors await central bank meetings
U.S. stocks are ending mostly lower as energy companies fall and investors look ahead to central bank meetings later this week.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 30 points, or 0.2 per cent, to close at 17,067 on Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged down one point, or 0.1 per cent, to 2,002. The Nasdaq rose 17 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 4,598.
Five of the 10 sectors in the S&P 500 index fell, with energy stocks down the most.
Investors are looking ahead to central bank meetings this week in Europe and Japan, and waiting for key U.S. employment figures Friday.
Read more Business News
- Family condemns RCMP BC
- Child pornography sentencePenticton / S. Okanagan
- Bobbitt hearing continuesPenticton / S. Okanagan
- Inquest into teen's Mill deathVernon / N. Okanagan
|QHR Technologies Inc||1.12||+0.01|
|Anavex Life Sciences||0.191||+0.001|
|Copper Mountain Mining||1.99||+0.05|
|Sunrise Resources Ltd||0.06||0.00|
|Mission Ready Services||0.45||0.00|
This time of year, I always worry about which friends of mine will get caught going off the road in adverse weather conditions. With a little preparation most accidents can be avoided. Having won the...
Photo: Thinkstock.comThe end of record-low rates is nigh, according to one major bank, which has taken a stance and predicted when the Bank of Canada will raise its long-standing overnight rate. &ldq...
The third week in October is “Small Business Week”, a week dedicated to supporting local, small businesses. The week was designed to bring awareness to Canadians about the role small busin...