A spike in jobless claims in the wake of Hurricane Harvey caused both the dollar and the 10-year yield to drop.
The greenback fell 0.8% to 91.55 versus a basket of its peers and finished at its lowest level since January 2015.
Meanwhile, the 10-year yield sank 5 basis points to 2.05%, ending at its lowest level since the election.
And now, the scoreboard:
- Dow: 21,783.70, -23.94, (-0.11%)
- S&P 500: 2,464.29, -1.25, (-0.08.%)
- Nasdaq: 6,397.31, +4.23, (+0.06%)
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