Stocks were mostly lower Monday as trade escalations between the US and China and turmoil in the Justice Department rattled markets, days after the Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 had hit record highs. The dollar was mostly unchanged against a basket of peers, and Treasury yields jumped.
Here’s the scoreboard:
Dow Jones industrial average: 26,561.64 −181.86 (0.68%)
S&P 500: 2,919.89 −9.78 (0.33%)
Nasdaq Composite: 7,993.25 +6.29 (0.079%)
Chaos in Washington has Wall Street on edge. Axios reports Deputy Attorney