|S&P 500 Closes Down August 20, 2015, Now Negative Return for 2015|
Close on Dec 31, 2014: 2,058.90
Close on Aug 20, 2015: 2,035.73
Apple AAPL - 112.65 DOWN $2.36 (2.05%)
Google GOOGL - 679.48 DOWN $14.56 (2.10%)
S&P 500 Slides Most Since Feb 2014 as Emerging-Asset Rout Spread - Bloomberg Business: "The rout in emerging assets knocked the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index out of its seven-month trading range and gave U.S. equities their biggest drop in 18 months amid intensifying concern that global growth is slowing. The selloff in currencies from Kazakhstan to Thailand roiled stocks around the world, wiping out year-to-date gains in U.S. equities and sending British shares into a correction. Investors sought the safety of gold and Treasuries as the S&P 500 breached a key technical level that it’s been above since March...."