A typically jolly time for the U.S. stock market has been anything but this December, with equities unlikely to rise until oil stabilizes.
Stocks ended lower Monday after the Dow traded in a more than 300-point range on either side of neutral.
Stocks fell Friday, as crude's slide continued and Chinese industrial production came in below forecasts.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday: Adobe, Frontier, SeaWorld & more.
Stocks rose Thursday as retail sales rose in November and jobless claims fell last week.
Stocks declined on Wednesday, furthering the week's losses, as crude fell as OPEC cut its demand outlook for 2015.