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Dow Posts 8-Day Slide, Longest Since 2011

The Nasdaq composite closed 0.2 percent higher after briefly falling 1 percent

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    Following the withdrawal of a Republican-backed health care bill, President Donald Trump on Friday urged Republican and Democratic lawmakers to work together on "a better bill." (Published Friday, March 24, 2017)

    U.S. stocks closed mostly lower on Monday as investors reassessed the prospects of key White House proposals, including tax reform, coming to fruition, CNBC reported.

    "When you look at some of the areas that have helped the market, they are waning a bit here," said Daniel Deming, managing director at KKM Financial. "I think you're also seeing some valuation concerns as well.

    The Nasdaq composite closed 0.2 percent higher after briefly falling 1 percent.

    The Dow Jones industrial average ended about 45 points lower — after falling nearly 200 points earlier, with Goldman Sachs contributing the most losses.

    Trump, McConnell Discuss Legislative Priorities, GOP Unity

    [NATL] Trump Lays Out 'To-Do' List, Discusses Legislative Priorities With McConnell
    President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stood together Monday as a show of solidarity during an impromptu question-and-answer session with reporters. 
    The two have publicly feuded in recent weeks, but now, as they're trying to advance the GOP agenda, they say they're closer than ever. 
    (Published Monday, Oct. 16, 2017)