Stocks Fall Ahead of Holiday

Traders unloaded shares ahead of the long Memorial Day weekend as major indexes logged solid losses for the week

Major U.S. stock indexes fell Friday as traders unloaded stocks before the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Oil futures were higher in seesaw trading, with gasoline and heating oil futures also higher amid worries about potential shortages and strong demand. A new report showed the U.S. housing market continuing its decline.

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