Stocks fell Tuesday as comments from a Federal Reserve official implied the Fed could start easing off its support for the economy soon. It was the latest volatile turn in stocks as investors try to figure out when the Fed will make a move.
At Berkshire Hathaway Inc's annual meeting, investors acknowledged the company's fastest-growing days have probably passed. But shareholders say they are still confident with Warren Buffett and his hand-picked management team at the helm.
Stocks ended roughly where they started Thursday as European economic woes eclipsed a promising US jobs report. After a strong start, stocks have drifted sideways over the previous week with few major events to sway investors.