Stock Market Today-3/21: Dow Slips Lower, Boeing Slumps; Oil Spikes As Russian Troops Near Kyiv

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By Martin Baccardax Stocks may struggle to extend last week’s win, the strongest five-day gain since November 2020, as investors get defensive amid Russia’s intensifying attack on Ukraine. U.S. equity futures moved lower Monday, while the dollar gained ground against its global peers and oil prices moved sharply higher, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine intensified and talks aimed at brokering peace between Moscow and Kyiv appeared to bear little fruit over the weekend. With Russia’s invasion, which began nearly a month ago as a “special operation” ordered by President Vladimir Putin, nearing the …

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