Falling Oil Prices Drag Markets Lower

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Stocks closed mostly lower today, primarily driven by falling oil prices and renewed fears of a global economic slowdown. The S&P 500 dropped 0.29%, the Nasdaq fell 0.32%, while the Dow gained 0.10%. Oil prices fell to a three-year low as Saudi Arabia cut prices of crude exported to the U.S. A …