Indices closed in red territory on Friday, June 21, 2019. Stocks slipped following reports that President Donald Trump ordered, then canceled, an airstrike on military installations in Iran. On another note, UnitedHealth Group tacked on 1.82% today following a report in The Wall Street Journal that the company plans to acquire healthcare payments group Equian LLC for $3.2 billion. Looking elsewhere, National Association of Realtors data showed existing home sales increased 2.5% to an annual rate of 5.34 million units in May versus expectations of 5.25 million. April’s pace was upwardly revised to 5.21 million.