Yesterday, the previously high-flying NASDAQ led the market lower, falling by 4%. The primary reasons given for yesterday’s move included global stock market weakness, especially in China, and fears over rising interest rates. If anything, days like yesterday underscore the importance of diversification.
US farm markets started the week mixed but mostly lower. Corn prices dropped around 1.15%. Soybeans prices hammared sinking by 1.81% lower. Soymeal was down 2.05% at the bell. Soy oil closed the day 1.28% lower. Wheat prices fared somewhat better.
What did the Dow Jones ( DJIA ) close at today? These are some of the most common questions asked after 4pm eastern time around Wall Street. Dowjonesclose.com is a website designed to provide historical closing data for the Dow Jones, Nasdaq, S&P 500, Libor Rates, Oil, Natural Gas, and Gold.
The selloff came as investors began factoring in a much more aggressive round of rate increases and other tightening measures by the Federal Reserve in an effort to get inflation under control. The Fed, at the conclusion of its Jan. 25-26 policy meeting, signaled that rate increases, likely beginning in March, were indeed on the way.
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