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S&P, Dow End Lower As Stocks Pull Back From Record Highs


Wednesday, 6 October 2021 –



Major U.S. indexes close lower on Wednesday, pulling back from record highs of previous sessions.


S&P 500: -0.51%

Dow Jones: -0.74%

Nasdaq: mainly unchanged adding only 0.12 point to close at 15,235

10-years US Treasury notes: down 4.85% to 1.540%

Dollar index: -0.07% to 93.88


The VIX volatility index ended up, 6.26% to 16.98, while International benchmark Brent crude was trading at $83.42 per barrel on a 2.6% loss and US benchmark West Texas Intermediate was down 3% to $82.11.


Precious metals were mixed:

Gold: +0.25% to $1,797 per ounce

Silver: -0.35% to $24.07


Bitcoin down 5.4% at $58,850



European Stocks Close Lower Ahead Of Thursday’s ECB meeting


STOXX Europe 600: -0.36% closing at 474.04

FTSE 100: -0.33% closing at 7,253

DAX 30: -0.33% closing at 15,705

CAC 40: -0.19% closing at 6,753

FTSE MIB: -0.61% closing at 26,806

IBEX 35: -0.33% closing at 8,972



(Written and edited by: The Decision Maker)