Major U.S. stock indexes eked out modest gains on Monday, extending the market's winning streak into a fourth day.
Stocks wavered into the red at times before steadying in the late afternoon. The price of oil also veered lower at times, but ended higher.
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U.S. stocks closed modestly lower on Monday as a deepening slump in crude oil prices pulled down energy and mining stocks on a lighter than usual day of trading.
Chevron fell 1.8 percent, the most in the Dow Jones industrial average. Consol Energy sank 9 percent.6. Valeant subpoenaed over patient assistance program, pricing - Friday, October 09, 2015
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NEW YORK (AP) — Ongoing worries about the health of the Chinese economy and another big sell-off in drugmakers pushed the stock market back toward its lowest level of the year.
Energy and raw material companies dropped on reports that industrial profits at Chinese companies fell sharply in August, heightening worries about a slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy. Health care stocks fell sharply as drugmakers extended a decline that began last week.8. China worries weigh down US stocks in morning trading - Friday, August 14, 2015
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks zigged and zagged after reports that the U.S. economy is weakening at a time when China and Europe are also slowing.
The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 54.90 points at 13,035.94 on Tuesday. Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar was the weakest stock in the Dow average, slipping 3 percent, or $2.67, to $82.66. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 1.64 points to 1,404.94.