Oil and Stocks Fall on Jobs Data

May 4, 2012 4:36pm

Responding to a disappointing jobs report, U.S. stocks ended the day lower today. The Dow was down 168 points.

Fears about the U.S. recovery also hit oil prices. Oil closed down $4 at $98.54 in New York trading today.

Oil had been trading above the $100 mark since February of this year.

Dow Close: 13,038.04  Point Change:  -168.32  %Change: -1.27%

Nasdaq Close:  2,956.34 Point Change: -67.96  %Change: -2.25%

S&P 500 Close:  1,369.09  Point Change: -22.47  %Change: -1.61%

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