The Dow fell about 25 points, after rising and falling throughout the session. A positive call on commodities by Goldman Sachs drove up the price of oil and metals.
The Dow rose about 80 points, the S&P 500 rose about 11 points, and Nasdaq rose about 31 points. At closing, stocks were near session highs.
Medicare, Social Security, and other entitlements must be looked at for cuts, House minority leader says. But in addition to Medicare, Congress should cut subsidies to oil industry.
The Dow rose 65 points, and consumer staples and health care drove the S&P 500 up more than 6 points
Five oil CEOs testified Thursday that a Senate bill to shrink their companies' tax breaks would mean less domestic oil production and higher gasoline prices. Democrats cite firms' big profits.
Senate Democrats on Tuesday began enumerating ways to cut the US budget deficit. Tax breaks for oil and gas companies topped their list, as they challenged Republicans to whittle 'subsidies.'
Major League Baseball teams are shuttering their academies in Venezuela due to rising crime and political tension, but the country remains the No. 2 source of foreign players in the MLB.
Dow falls 139 points and S&P drops 0.9 percent. Investors wait for direction from Friday's employment numbers.
The Dow fell 83 points, and commodity prices fell due to concerns of an economic slowdown in the US, China, and India
Dow is virtually unchanged, while S&P and Nasdaq fall. Silver falls more than 7 percent.