But Nasdaq does eke out record-high close.
U.S. stock indexes drifted between small gains and losses in early trading today following mixed signals from Europe and Asia overnight. Technology and health care stocks were among the biggest gainers, while consumer-focused stocks and utilities
New ticker symbol JCI starts trading.
Dow Jones scoots up 30 points.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 72 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,491.
NEW YORK — September got off to a quiet start on Wall Street as stocks ended narrowly mixed after a day of wavering between gains and losses. Utilities and financial stocks ended lower today, but technology and materials companies
S&P 500 ends first negative month since February.
Accounting practices involved rebates for roundup weed-killer.
Summer lull continues on Wall Street
Fed continues to expect interest rate hikes.