1) U.S. Equity markets closed mostly lower Tuesday as traders look forward to the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates tomorrow. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 19.26 or 0.07%, the S&P 500 fell 2.53 or 0.08% while the Nasdaq 100 closed lower by 49.13 or 0.59% and the Russell 2000 finished higher by 5.16 or 0.33%.
2) Crude Oil Futures fell $0.38 or 0.68% on news of a rise in inventories while Gold Futures fell $4.80 or 0.32% despite another slight drop in the U.S. dollar. The Bond market was flat and the yield on the 10-Year Treasury note settled at 1.833%.
3) Earnings season continued with Amgen Inc. (AMGN) and Mattel Inc. (MAT) reporting after-market close. AMGN missed revenue estimates and is currently trading lower by $1.49 or 0.71% while MAT beat estimates and announced a new CEO. Shares of MAT are trading higher by $2.11 or 19.98% in the after-hours trading session.
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