Agence France-PresseMarch 27, 2014 18:47
US stocks closed in the red on Thursday, with the tech-rich Nasdaq leading the losses for a second straight day as investors weighed a batch of mixed economic data.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped a scant 4.76 points (0.03 percent) to 16,264.23.
The S&P 500, a broad measure of the markets, shed 3.52 (0.19 percent) at 1,849.04, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index was the worst performer, tumbling 22.35 (0.54 percent) to 4,151.23.
Markets spent the better part of the day in negative territory, extending Wednesday's losses.