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New jitters over Russian entry into Ukraine send US stocks lower in early trading; Eye on Fed

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FILE - 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. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) (The Associated Press)

Stocks are little edging lower in early trading amid concerns of an escalation in the Ukrainian crisis after a Russian aid convoy entered the country.

Investors are also looking ahead to a meeting of central bankers for clues about when the U.S. Federal Reserve might start raising interest rates.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 20 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,018 as of 9:37 a.m. Eastern time Friday.

The Standard & Poor's 500 fell three points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,989. The index closed at a record high the day before.

The Nasdaq composite fell five points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,527.

Gap rose 3 percent after reporting higher profit in the latest quarter.

Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.40 percent.

Bank Rates

Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
30 Y Fixed Graph 3.98% up 3.95%  
15 Y Fixed Graph 3.05% -- 3.05%  
30 Y Fixed Jumbo Graph 4.23% dw 4.53%  
5/1 ARM Graph 3.32% dw 3.71%  
5/1 Jumbo ARM Graph 3.14% dw 3.38%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
$30K HELOC Graph 4.32% up 4.31%  
$50K HELOC Graph 4.06% -- 4.06%  
$30K Loan Graph 5.05% -- 5.05%  
$50K Loan Graph 4.48% dw 4.49%  
$75K Loan Graph 4.50% dw 4.51%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
36 M New Graph 2.94% -- 2.94%  
36 M Used Graph 3.49% up 3.46%  
48 M New Graph 3.22% -- 3.22%  
48 M Used Graph 3.04% -- 3.04%  
60 M New Graph 3.24% -- 3.24%  
Loan Type Graph Yield +/- Last Week
6 month Graph 0.39% up 0.38%  
1 yr Graph 0.71% up 0.71%  
5 yr Graph 1.50% -- 1.50%  

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