The American equity rally that just turned five years old is starting to match the 1990s Internet bubble when it comes to its speed.
The recent occupation of Crimea in Ukraine by Russian military forces has been viewed by most as an outright violation of Ukrainian sovereignty.
The price of copper Monday slumped to its lowest level in more than eight months as concerns mounted about demand from top consumer China.
NEW YORK�U.S. stocks fell Monday as sluggish economic data from Asia and lingering concerns about the conflict in Ukraine put investors on the defensive.
US stocks declined after weak data in Asia and after Federal Reserve official Charles Plosser said the central bank may have to speed up stimulus tapering.