Investors Tap the Breaks Ahead of the Bell as Stocks Slump Into the Weekend

Michael Teague |

Results for Friday, March 21, 2014

  • Standard & Poor’s 500: -0.30 percent to 1,866.40 points

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average: -0.17 percent to 16,302.70 points

  • NASDAQ Exchange: -0.98 percent to 4,276.79 points

 

Stocks retreated late in the trading session after rushing to early gains on Friday, as investors on Wall Street paused to catch their breath at the conclusion of a week fraught with all manner of geopolitical and economic turbulence that included Janet Yellen’s apparent hawkishness on Treasury spending in Wednesday’s press conference. The benchmarks were still set to post their best weekly performance in a month, and the S&P 500 touched a new all-time intraday high

 

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Companies

Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
ISR IsoRay Inc. 0.57 0.01 1.68 69,075
PTR PetroChina Company Limited 67.78 -0.35 -0.51 101,716 Trade
ECYT Endocyte Inc. 2.47 0.02 0.82 170,481 Trade
AGPPY Anglo Amer Pltnm Unsp/Adr n/a n/a n/a 0

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