India’s Stopping Wal-Mart, Investors Fret About Syria: Market Recap

Market Recap Main Image

U.S. stocks fell today, as Senator John Kerry promised that the U.S. would hold Syria responsible for the use of chemical weapons, making investors fear the effect politic turmoil could have on U.S. assets. Data released from the Commerce Department showed that orders for durable goods fell 7.3 percent, the most in a year, a sign that economic recovery is moving slowly.

Screen Shot 2013-08-26 at 4.30.47 PM

Gold: +0.44 to $1,402.00 per ounce Oil: +0.04% to $105.00 per barrel U.S. 10-Year: -0.46 to 2.805%