US stocks waver after weak US economic data
US stocks fell on Thursday after data showed sales of existing homes fell unexpectedly last month, while a measure of factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region was below forecasts.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 60.17 points, or 0.46%, to 12,972.58. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index fell 5.36 points, or 0.39%, to 1,379.78. The Nasdaq Composite Index dipped 3.93 points, or 0.13%, to 3,027.52.
The market breadth was firm. Out of 2,933 stocks traded , 1,685 stocks advanced compared to 1,136 declined on BSE