Markets Dive In Final Moments Of The Day: Here's What You Need To Know

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We’re going to keep this short, because it was a quiet day, and you should be off your computer anyway.

First, the scoreboard:

Dow: -50
S&P 500: -4.5


  • There was very little news today following the release of the June jobs data, which was weak, like everyone expected. Markets headed lower in the early going.
  • Factory orders also came in weaker than expected.
  • At one point the major indices were down just over 1%. Then they ramped back. Then they fell going into the final moments of the day.

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