Stocks waffle a day after latest run at record
U.S. stocks were virtually unchanged Thursday, a day after the S&P 500 finished just below its record high before the coronavirus pandemic battered the global economy in the spring.
The S&P 500, the broadest measure of U.S. stocks and the index used as a benchmark for index funds, ticked up less than 0.1% and was trading within 0.2% of its Feb. 19 all-time high. The index has notched gains in eight of the past nine trading days.
The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 10 points, off …