Stock Market Today: Stocks End Lower on Economic Data, Earnings

Today's economic reports showed the labor market remains hot, while housing continues to cool.

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Selling continued Thursday, with stocks spending the whole day in negative territory – though they did end well off their session lows. Today's declines came as investors unpacked updates on the labor and housing markets, as well as the latest round of corporate earnings reports.  

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Karee Venema
Senior Investing Editor,

With over a decade of experience writing about the stock market, Karee Venema is the senior investing editor at She joined the publication in April 2021 after 10 years of working as an investing writer and columnist at Schaeffer's Investment Research. In her previous role, Karee focused primarily on options trading, as well as technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis.