July 21st 2019
U.S. stocks closed the week slightly lower. For the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 0.6 percent to 27,154.20. The S&P 500finished at 2,976.61 and posted a weekly drop of 1.0 percent. The Nasdaq declined 1.0 percent from the week-ago close to 8,146.49. Most key S&P sectors finished lower, led by energy. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, traded near 14.5.