Market Week: October 31, 2016

The Markets (as of market close October 28, 2016)

As the presidential election draws near, news about the candidates may be affecting the markets. Word of an FBI investigation into more Clinton emails, coupled with some earnings reports that were weaker than expected, sent equities into the red for the week. Of the indexes listed here, only the Dow posted a gain over the prior week, albeit less than 1.0%. The Nasdaq and Russell 2000 fell back a bit, dropping 1.28% and 2.50%, respectively. Gold climbed 0.8%, while the price of crude oil, which had been over $50 per barrel, dropped almost 5.0%.

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