Tech stocks reported poor earnings Friday, causing shares to fall. Tech stocks are seen as an early indicator for corporate earnings in other sectors.
Greece bailout talks involve a second rescue package roughly the size of the first. But Greece bailout could be delayed until July.
Mutual funds invested in stocks lost money in May. It was the first time in five months that investors pulled out more money than they put in to stock mutual funds.
Stocks on the Dow average rose 1 point, only the second rise in stocks in June. Wendy's and VF Corp. deals help buoy sentiment.
Stock market opened higher Monday after dipping below 12000 Friday. A number of corporate deals are boosting the stock market.
Stock market slide led by airlines and banks. Friday's dismal job report and other evidence of a weak economy are weighing on stock market sentiment.
Stock markets in Asia, Europe fall sharply after US stock markets plunge and Greek debt worries rise. Futures point to rebound in the US.
Slowdowns in car sales, manufacturing, home sales, and job creation collectively shook the stock market. Both the Dow and S&P 500 fell more than 2 percent Wednesday.
Stock prices slide more than 1 percent in Japan, South Korea, and Hong Kong. Investors expect stock prices to go lower, analyst says.
Dow falls 139 points and S&P drops 0.9 percent. Investors wait for direction from Friday's employment numbers.