"With a lack of strong catalysts for the market today, investors are likely to position themselves for tomorrow's data from
Global stock markets fell Monday after U.S. indexes last week rallied to new highs following a government report that showed the world's largest economy generated a stronger-than-expected 288,000 jobs in June.
As investors began bracing for earnings reports in the coming weeks, the Dow fell 0.3 percent to 17,024.21, having closed above 17,000 for the first time on Thursday. The S&P 500 fell 0.4 percent to 1,977.65.
In energy markets, U.S. crude for August delivery was down
In currency trading, the euro slipped to
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