Topic: Fastenal Company
Stocks barely reacted to the release of Federal Reserve minutes Wednesday. Major stocks were down just a fraction of a percent more than an hour after the Federal Reserve released a report on its latest policy meeting in June.
US stocks slid for a sixth day Thursday as concern spread that weaker global economic growth will hurt US corporate earnings. The Dow fell as much as 112 points in early trading. It recovered to turn briefly positive before closing with a loss of 31 points, or 0.3 percent, at 12,573.