U.S. stocks are down slightly Thursday as oil prices began to rise. The S&P 500 is down .14% and the Dow is down 0.02%. Initial claims for unemployment for the week ending 1/10 rose to 316,000 from 294,000 the prior week.
Asian markets finished higher on Thursday as Japanese stocks moved higher. The Shanghai Composite was up 3.54% and the Nikkei rose 1.86%.
In Europe, markets are mostly... More »