NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed down on Friday after a volatile session as investors worried at the end of a rough month for the market about weak U.S.
1 of 5. Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer (3rd R) and Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti (2nd R) ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate their company's IPO January 30, 2015.
Economic growth unexpectedly slowed sharply in the fourth quarter of last year to a modest 2.6% annual rate after a strong six-month stretch raised hopes the U.S.
FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2015, file photo, Cars fill up at the pumps at a Shell station near downtown Detroit. Profits for companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index are expected to grow at one of lowest rates in years, just 1.4 percent.
In a nutshell, it goes like this: Investors aren't taking the Federal Reserve seriously enough that it's getting ready to raise interest rates.