Stock market news live updates: Stocks mixed after jobless claims rise less than expected – Yahoo Canada Finance

Stocks traded mixed on Thursday after another technology-led selloff on Wednesday. A new report on weekly unemployment claims came in better than expected, helping boost sentiment after a disappointing print on private payroll growth came in just a day earlier.
The Nasdaq traded choppily, after the tech-heavy index dropped 2.7% during the regular session on Wednesday. The Dow drifted higher, while the S&P 500 came under some pressure and dipped slightly. 
The past several weeks have seen investors…

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