Day: November 1, 2018

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Today’s Stock Market News – Yields on Treasury bonds fell on Thursday after data showed a slowdown in U.S. manufacturing, construction and productivity.

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said its index of national factory activity fell to a six-month low of 57.7 points last month from 59.8 in September. A reading above 50 indicates growth in manufacturing, which accounts for about 12 percent of the U.S. economy.