Evelyn Cheng is a markets writer for CNBC.
U.S. stocks closed mostly higher, as gains in oil prices and energy stocks helped offset an earlier decline following news of a downed Russian jet.
Several firms are trying to launch Chinese ETFs after the summer swoon in the mainland stock market. Success is mixed.
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, helped by gains in retail stocks, as investors looked to central banker comments.
U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed Tuesday, as some encouraging earnings reports offset pressure from declines in oil prices and continued geopolitical concerns.
U.S. stocks gained on a sharp jump in oil prices boosted by geopolitical concerns following weekend terror attacks in Paris.