February 20, 2018
U.S. stocks retreated after advancing six consecutive days. The Dow lost 1.0 percent, the S&P declined 0.6 percent and the Nasdaq slipped 0.1 percent.
The US dollar rallied and advanced against all of its major counterparts – the euro, pound sterling, Swiss franc, yen and the Canadian and Australian dollars.
No economic data were released. Rather investors focused on the upcoming publication of the FOMC minutes Wednesday afternoon.