Stocks Finish Lower After Last Week’s Rally

S&P 500 falls in the final day of May trading, ends month roughly flat

European Union leaders took a big step in the economic fight against Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine by agreeing to block 90% of Russian oil imports by year-end. The embargo faced opposition from countries highly dependent on Russian crude, especially Hungary. Photo: Olivier Matthys/Associated Press

U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, ending the month on a downbeat note after last week’s rally.

The S&P 500 lost 26.09 points, or 0.6%, to close at 4132.15, resuming a downward trajectory after it snapped a seven-week losing streak last week.

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