Stocks closed down today despite traders absorbing two better-than-expected reports on the labor market, which suggested rehiring activity in the U.S. was beginning to pick up more strongly during the recovery.
Dow Jones finished -23 at 34,577
S&P 500 finished -15 at 4,192
NASDAQ finished -142 at 13,614
The 10 Year Treasury closed up 3 basis points yielding 1.63%
Oil prices closed up $0.02 ending at $68.85 a barrel.
Gold prices closed down $36.90 ending at $1,873 an ounce.
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