S&P 500 closes down, snapping four-day rally

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 lost ground on Thursday as investors took profits in advance of Friday’s jobs report, ending a four-day rally driven by rising economic sentiment. The Nasdaq

S&P 500 flat after mixed retail earnings

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 was largely unchanged on Tuesday, after a strong rally in the prior session, as investors sifted through a mixed batch of results from major retailers