• Stocks slip but remain on track for another winning week

    6 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Stocks slipped Friday, as falling oil prices dragged down energy companies, but the S&P 500 remained on track to close out its third straight winning week following a brutal stretch in December.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 was down 6 points, or 0.2 percent, at 2,591, as of noon Eastern time. It had been down as much as 0.7 percent earlier in the morning.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 64, or 0.3 percent, to 23,938, and the Nasdaq composite lost 27, or 0.4 percent, to 6,958.
    CRUDE CALL: Energy stocks in the S&P 500 fell 0.7 percent for the largest loss among the 11 sectors...
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  • Stocks slip but remain on track for another winning week

    6 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Stocks slipped in Friday morning trading, as falling oil prices dragged down energy companies, but the S&P 500 remained on track to close out its third straight winning week following a brutal December.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 was down 14 points, or 0.6 percent, at 2,582, as of 10 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 155, or 0.6 percent, to 23,846, and the Nasdaq composite lost 44, or 0.6 percent, to 6,942.
    CRUDE CALL: Energy stocks in the S&P 500 fell 1 percent for the largest loss among the 11 sectors that make up the index. Exxon Mobil, Chevron and...
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