Stocks were listless in early trading on Wall Street, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index was on pace to end the week almost exactly where it started.
Asian shares are ending the week on a subdued note with most indexes little changed Friday, as the price of oil halted its decline to hover near its lowest level in almost a year.
U.S. stock indexes were close to flat in early trading Thursday after the price of oil stabilized, at least for now.
Asian financial markets were higher Wednesday after a plunge in oil prices dragged down energy stocks on Wall Street.
Wall Street's major indexes ended little changed on Thursday as gains in healthcare stocks after Senate Republicans unveiled their proposal to replace Obamacare were offset by declines in financial and consumer staples sectors.
The S&P 500 and Dow stock indexes were weighed down by falling energy shares as oil prices fell on Wednesday and added to investor concerns about low inflation, while healthcare and technology stocks helped lift the Nasdaq Composite index.
Asian markets were mostly lower Wednesday after overnight losses on Wall Street.
The price of oil slumped to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday and helped to restrain U.S. stock indexes, which set records a day earlier.
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U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday as a sharp drop in oil prices hurt energy stocks and retail stocks were pulled down by concerns about Amazon.com's
Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday, erasing initial gains.
U.S. stock indexes drifted higher in early trading Monday, led by technology companies, to again clinch record heights.
Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended last week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward.
Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended the week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward.
U.S. stocks are mostly lower Friday morning as Amazon's $13.4 billion deal for Whole Foods Market is sending grocery stores, big retailers and food distributors sharply lower.
Asian stocks were mixed Friday as a tech sell-off overnight on Wall Street shaded sentiment among investors who continued to focus on central bank policies, including Japan's decision Friday to keep its ultra-lax monetary stance intact.
U.S. stocks are falling Thursday morning and following international markets lower.
U.S. stocks were on track to open lower on Thursday as a drop in technology and bank stocks weighed, while investors fretted about the Federal Reserve's outlook on monetary policy amid weak economic data.
Shares fell in Asia on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates, as expected.
U.S. stocks are mixed Wednesday morning as investors look for safety following a drop in retail sales last month.