U.S. Stocks Fall as Treasuries Rise While Oil Fluctuates

June 24, 2014 7:51 PM

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U.S. Stocks Fall as Treasuries Rise While Oil Fluctuates

U.S. stocks fell, reversing earlier gains, and Treasuries advanced amid concern over escalating violence in Iraq as investors gauged the strength of the global economy. Oil prices fluctuated.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index slid 0.7 percent to 1,949.74 at 3:43 p.m. in New York, after earlier climbing 0.3 percent to a record. Treasury 10-year yields fell four basis points to 2.58 percent. Brent crude added 0.3 percent while West Texas Intermediate slipped 0.1 percent. The Stoxx Europe 600...

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