Stocks end mostly lower amid DOJ turmoil, trade escalations

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 average26,561.64 −181.86 (0.68%)

S&P 500: 2,919.89 −9.78 (0.33%)

Nasdaq Composite7,993.25 +6.29 (0.079%)

Chaos in Washington has Wall Street on edge. Axios reports Deputy Attorney

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