Uncertainty Prompts a Week of U.S. Stock Decline

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U.S. stocks declined for the week on uncertainty over global economic growth, central bank policy and the upcoming Brexit vote. European bourses also were in the red; Asian markets were mixed. Bonds yields in Germany, Japan and the U.K. fell to record lows, pushing investors to the United States and driving the yield on the ten-year U.S. Treasury to its lowest point in three years. Oil prices fell as the U.S. dollar strengthened; by contrast, gold prices gained.

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