Stocks lost steam in the last few minutes of trading to close mixed Thursday ahead of the government's monthly jobs figure and after EU officials said no agreement has been reached on additional funding for Greece.
Stocks rebounded from earlier lows, but wavered ahead of the close Thursday ahead of the government's monthly jobs figure and after EU officials said no agreement has been reached on additional funding for Greece.
Stocks fluctuated on Thursday following mixed news on the economy a day after the market suffered its biggest losses since last August.
Thursday could be a big day for traders as the latest same-store sales data hits the Street.
Stocks ended higher despite mostly weak economic news and falling oil prices as LinkedIn became the first major U.S. social networking company to go public in a soaring debut.
Stocks traded modestly higher amid weak economic news, falling oil prices, and a strong debut for LinkedIn's initial public offering.
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Stocks tumbled in the final hour of trading to close lower as investors took profits ahead of a key government jobs report on Friday, and as energy shares extended losses after crude oil plunged below $100.
Stocks tumbled in the final hour of trading as investors took profits ahead of a government jobs report on Friday, and as energy shares extended losses after crude oil plunged below $100.
The late timing of the Easter holiday helped retailers report April sales that outpaced analysts' estimates, however, there were some signs that consumers are facing increasing pressure from gas prices.
Stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday amid sliding prices for precious metals and oil, and news of weakness in the U.S. economy.
Stocks sank across-the-board Wednesday as investors took a breather following disappointing economic news and a selloff in commodities.
Retailers are expected to get a boost from a late Easter when they report their monthly sales on Thursday. The Thomson Reuters Same-Store Sales Index is expected to post an 8.4 percent increase in April, compared with April 2010's 0.7 percent gain. A rundown of the estimates.