Stock Market Today: May 17, 2019
Harvey S. Katz, CFA and Robert Mitkowski | 05/17/2019
Stocks fell on Friday as discouraging news on international trade weighed on sentiment at the opening bell. Word that talks between the United States and China had broken down was not what investors wanted to hear. The hope in recent days had been that a long-awaited deal between the world’s two largest economies might yet be fashioned in the coming weeks. But the two sides instead have reached an impasse.