Markets off to slow 2014 start

Posted: January 4, 2014 at 1:54 a.m.

The Standard &; Poor’s 500 index edged a fraction of a point lower Friday, beginning a year with a two-day losing streak for the first time since 2005.

This story is only available from our archives.

Business, Pages 28 on 01/04/2014


« Previous Story

Business news in brief

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The sales pace at the beginning of the month was slower than expected as a lot of places were hit by bad weather.” Michelle Krebs, Edmunds.com analyst, on... Read »

Next Story »

Employer pension costs ease

3M Co. and Deere & Co. are among U.S. employers seeing pension costs drop from a $76 billion peak, freeing up cash to spend or return to investors, as the Federal Reserve’s... Read »