Strong earnings by Macy's, Kohl's buoys investor sentiment.
MANILA, Philippines — Global stocks were mixed today and the price of oil was volatile after a report forecast slower global demand growth for crude. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 shed 0.2 percent to 6,854 after a survey from the
Exxon Mobil lost 1.75 percent and was the biggest drag on the S&P 500 and the Dow.
Health care, technology stocks show gains.
Stocks hover just below record highs they set late last week.
Robust labor market data increases optimism.
Libbey under expectations for 2nd quarter.
Early trading today showed U.S. stocks taking biggest drop in more than a month.
Price of crude reaches its lowest point in 4 months.
Dow does drop 24.11 points thanks partly to Exxon.