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US stocks opens the week with mixed note; USD at multi-month highs

FXStreet (San Francisco) - Wall Street closed with mixed note on Tuesday as the energy sector traded under pressure amid weak commodities on strong Dollar. The Dollar index climbed to 13-month high.

Gold was falling sharply more than 1.80%; price bottomed at $1,261 the lowest price since June 17. Crude oil dropped almost 3% as the barrel was below $93.50.

The Dow Jones fell 30.89 points or 0.18% to finish the day at 17,067.56; the S&P 500 lost 1.09 pts or 0.05% to close at 2,002.28; while the Nasdaq Composite advanced 17.92 pts or 0.39% to 4,598.19.

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Gold continued to decline during the American session and bottomed at $1,261/oz, the lowest price since June 17.
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