Ukraine, Fed talk weigh on stocks

Posted: August 23, 2014 at 1:51 a.m.

This Aug. 19, 2013 file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange in New York. European stock markets turned lower on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, while Wall Street was expected to open flat, amid concerns of an escalation in the Ukrainian crisis after a Russian aid convoy entered the country.

The stock market paused Friday, after four days of gains, after a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen left investors unsure about how the nation's most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in the coming months.

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