News that the Ukraine military attacked a Russian convoy of 300 semi-trucks sent stocks from bullish to bearish within minutes.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
"Copper futures slid more than 1 percent Wednesday, falling to the
lowest level since late June as investors looked at an increasingly dour
picture for global growth.
According to data released Wednesday, China's industrial production rose 9 percent in July, and its retail sales rose 12.2 percent. Both numbers missed expectations. And in more bad Chinese news, new loans for July fell nearly 70 percent from June." CNBC