Thursday, October 18 15:08:58
U.S. stocks opened lower today in the wake of data showing weekly initial jobless claims were more than expected.
The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 35.84 points, or 0.26 percent, to 13,521.16. The Standard and Poor's 500 Index lost 2.82 points, or 0.19 percent, to 1,458.09. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 9.38 points, or 0.30 percent, to 3,094.74.