U.S. stocks were little changed as the European Union agreed to sanctions against Russia, paring earlier gains fueled by profits that beat analysts' estimates and a surge in telephone stocks.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed on Tuesday after a rally in the telecommunications sector lost steam and a lower earnings forecast from UPS weighed on sentiment.
FILE - In this July 16, 2014 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gestures as she testifies before the House Financial Services Committee hearing entitled: "Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy," on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, joined by members of the Social Security and Medicare boards of trustees, speaks Monday at the Treasury Department in Washington.
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Homeownership in the United States fell again in the second quarter to the lowest level since the third quarter of 1995, suggesting many Americans are becoming renters.