Stock Market Stats for August 19, 2015

Major market statistics for the New York and Nasdaq Stock Exchanges, volatility indexes, U.S. dollar, and commodities

by Karee Venema

    Published on Aug 19, 2015 at 4:38 PM

    U.S. stocks went on a wild ride today, thanks to volatile action overseas, crude's continued slump, and prematurely released Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting minutes. Here are the major market statistics for the New York and Nasdaq Stock Exchanges, volatility indexes, the U.S. dollar, and commodities for Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015. To read more about the big drivers and stock stories behind today's trading, check out Schaeffer's Market Recap: Dow Jones Industrial Average Drops 162; Fed Leak Rocks Street.

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