Commodities were also weighed down by concerns over a global slowdown after a weak reading on Chinese manufacturing activity in August.
Traders continue to watch the developments in
On Wednesday, the militants released a video showing the execution of American journalist
Crude oil futures for October are down
Yesterday, crude oil futures for October ended up
Meanwhile, natural gas for September is up
Markets also await some crucial comments later this week from top bankers at the Fed's annual Jackson Hole symposium, including the Fed Chair
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