Stocks Flat After Big Rally
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 2, 2009 8:52 AM CDT
Specialist George Moerler III, left, directs trades in share of Travelers on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, June 1, 2009.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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(Newser) – Stocks were essentially flat at today's open on the heels of yesterday’s huge rally. The Dow inched down 15 points, while the Nasdaq and S&P fell 0.5% and 0.3%, respectively. Commodity prices were backing off, though oil still hovered around $68 a barrel. Financials were mixed, with Barclays down 12% in US trading after Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Co, announced it would sell more than a billion shares.