U.S. stocks were seeing red today, as indexes sold off across the board despite a relatively positive report on jobless claims from the Department of Labor. The Dow Jones Industrial Average
In a sign of possible investor anxiety before tomorrow's non-farm payroll figures, the market's "fear gauge," the VIX
Around the markets
On a light news day, several Dow components took some pretty sharp haircuts, with Alcoa, Bank of America
On the earnings front, shares of Prudential Financial
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