Stocks see mixed start; Nasdaq edges higher

Stocks see mixed start; Nasdaq edges higher

Stocks saw a mixed start Thursday as investors kept an eye on progress on tax legislation working its way through Congress and awaited Friday’s November employment data. The Nasdaq Composite edged up 0.2% as tech stocks continued to recover from a selloff last week and Monday. The S&P 500 was off 1.22 points at 2,628.05, a decline of less than 0.1%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gave up 23 points, or 0.1%, to 24,118.

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Stocks saw a mixed start Thursday as investors kept an eye on progress on tax legislation working its way through Congress and awaited Friday’s November employment data. The Nasdaq Composite edged up 0.2% as tech stocks continued to recover from a selloff last week and Monday. The S&P 500 was off 1.22 points at 2,628.05, a decline of less than 0.1%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gave up 23 points, or 0.1%, to 24,118.

Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.