Beige Book can't rescue stocks from Treasury yield worries
McDonalds (MCD), Coca-Cola (KO), Kraft Foods (KFT) and bank stocks led the 30-stock average downward. Meanwhile, Alcoa (AA) and ExxonMobil (XOM) climbed as commodity prices continued to rise. Overall, rising yields on Treasury bonds and worries over the possibility of inflation helped hold stocks down.
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