Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:56 AM ET
By: Julian Close
Stocks opened slightly lower this Tuesday morning, responding in part to precipitous drops in both the Russian and Turkish markets, following the downing of a Russian plane by the Turkish. The war news seems to be responsible for this morning’s spike in the price of West Texas Intermediate Crude oil, which has risen to $42.80, up from a recent low near $40.
The dollar continues its recent tear, rising nearly to an all time high against the Euro.
Today, the S&P 500 down 0.31%, the DJIA is down 0.26%, and the NASDAQ is down 0.45%.
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