Agence France-PresseApril 10, 2014 10:47
US stocks Thursday moved lower in early trade as investors weighed weak Chinese trade data and an encouraging report on US jobless claims.
About 30 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged down 11.69 points (0.07 percent) to 16,425.49.
The broad-based S&P 500 dipped 4.49 (0.24 percent) to 1,867.69, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index fell 31.51 (0.75 percent) to 4,152.39.
March trade data for China, the world's second-largest economy, showed imports dropped 11.3 percent and exports fell 6.6 percent.