Investing.com - Wall Street was mixed on Monday as investors shrugged off trade war tensions, but fears of a global economic slowdown lingered.
Meanwhile, declining manufacturing activity in many Asian countries and the euro zone increased concerns about the fallout of the U.S.-China trade war on the global economy.
Boeing (NYSE:BA) fell 1.6% after the Federal Aviation Administration said that some of its 737 Max jets could have defective parts in their wings, while Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) was down 0.8% after the Washington Post and New York Times reported the Department of Justice had agreed to let the Federal Trade Commission lead antitrust oversight of the company.
FedEx (NYSE:FDX) was down 1.3% on news that China has launched an investigation into the company, claiming FedEx diverted packages meant for tech giant Huawei to the U.S.
Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL), the parent company of Google, slumped 4.6% after its YouTube, Gmail and Cloud services were disrupted on Sunday.
Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) rose 1.1% after it said it could cover the increased cost of proposed White House tariffs on Mexican imports by raising burrito prices 5 cents.
In commodities, gold futures rose 0.6% to $1,319.25 a troy ounce, while crude oil gained 1.3% to $54.18. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, inched down 0.2% to 97.477.
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