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.
‘Fierce’ clashes now underway in Kirkuk between Iraqi forces, Peshmerga fighters, official Iraqi sources report
EU leaders have made clear they will not agree on Friday to move talks on to the future trading relationship with Britain, saying there has not yet been enough progress on the terms of the divorce.
Gulen has a history of corruption and radicalism, Abraham R. Wagner says
The group kicked off its first working session in a seafront hotel on the island of Ischia on how to deal with the potential return to Europe of foreign fighters fleeing a crumbling Islamic State group.
Another major EU state -- Italy -- will see 2 wealthy regions push for more financial independence on Sunday
The Serious Crimes Prosecutor has asked Albania's parliament to lift MP and former minister Saimir Tahiri's immunity, so that he can be arrested in relation to drugs smuggling charges.
FAA submits paper to UN agency amid international gathering on aviation safety
Every Somali citizen has to take a gun and fight al-Shabaab, president tells thousands at football stadium
Warrant issued after KRG official compares Baghdad’s recent troop deployments to Saddam-era ethnic cleansing campaign
Total recoverable oil reserves at 5 blocks could be about 670 million barrels
Christian anti-Balaka militia accused of attacking Muslims in the country's south killing at least 20
All flight traffic between Saudi Arabia and Iraq has remained frozen since latter’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait
More than 10,000 children are still separated from their families, aid organizations say
Conservative Premier Stanislaw Tillich steps down after embarrassing election defeat in eastern state of Saxony
'Pro-regime forces attacked our partners and attempted to block them from liberating the Syrian people,' White House says