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Sentiment Trader U.S. stocks closed lower on Thursday in light year-end trading as traders began to look ahead to 2017.
The U.S. announced sanctions against Russian individuals and organizations it believes interfered with the 2016 U.S. election. However, traders said it was likely not affecting stocks.
Obviously the U.S. needed a tougher stance to signal a lasting geopolitical change. But we can forget that for now, because the market, is breaking down out of a rising channel. So that is significant, going into EARLY 2017. Here is the chart.
The White House sanctioned nine entities and individuals, including two Russian intelligence agencies and four officers of its main intelligence agency. It also expelled 35 Russian diplomats and closed two separate compounds.
Meanwhile, the S&P 500 ended the day down 0.03 percent, with the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund as the biggest laggard, down nearly three quarters of a percent. The index is up 10.05 percent year to date.
Other investors can't seem to agree on whether the market has checked out for the year or is just taking a breather before sprinting to the finish.
Lets be honest It's been a tumultuous year, both politically and in the markets with ups and downs, and people have decided to check out early,.
After the Dow drifted away from the 20,000 mark on Wednesday, it's important to see where the Dow closes in relation to the milestone, but he's not expecting a lot of volatility during these next two days.
The market's more or less shut down for the year ... so things are pretty quiet.
The Dollar's been strengthening in a new way that we haven't seen for several months on the Trump rally, and there seems to be some evidence that the strength may be pricing U.S. goods out of world markets.
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