World Bulletin / News Desk
The Dow fell 25 points to begin trading at 22,847 points, and the S&P 500 lost 3 points to open at 2,552 points.
The Nasdaq decreased 3 points to start the day at 6,599 points.
All the three major indexes retreated from their record highs at the closing on Wednesday.
Initial jobless claims fell 15,000 last week to 234,000, beating the market expectation of 250,000, the U.S. Department of Labor announced earlier Thursday.
Producers' Price Index rose 0.4 percent in September, compared to last month, and increased 2.6 percent, compared to same period last year, to come in line with market expectations, according to the Department of Labor.
Priced 40 percent below official market rates, the fuel was then mixed and distributed at service stations and on the black market, with police registering 30 trips from Libya to Sicily.
The summit will gather heads of state or government from Angola, Burundi, CAR, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire told a parliamentary committee in London of the new date.
In statement issued from New York, Roselyn Akombe says next Thursday's repeat elections cannot be credible
Forestry and Water Minister Veysel Eroglu says Turkey ‘is among top three in terms of water projects’
Hamid brandishes his pincers at the heart of the joyous racket of the Sunday market of Beni Yakhlef, a rural town about 30 kilometres (20 miles) from the seaside metropolis of Casablanca.
At least 41 people died in wave of weekend fires, the second such tragedy in months
Executive order 'plainly discriminates based on nationality', Hawaii judge Derrick Watson rules
One of the fishermen was shot and has been admitted to hospital
The final vote on the legislation is to be made in the upper house Senate after the lower house National Assembly overwhelmingly approved it last week.
On Monday, Iraqi government forces captured oil-rich Kirkuk from Peshmerga forces
Anti-terror airstrike conducted in northern Iraq's Zap region, military says
Bipartisan agreement faces up-hill battle to secure enough support in Congress
New report says online sales will more than double in a decade, with Amazon leading the way
Turkish diplomatic official says Presidency of Religious Affairs' relief activities reached thousands of Nigerians in 2017
Second reshuffle in 12 months sees currency fall 0.5 pct against US dollar