Dow Falls 19 on Jobs Data
Private sector sheds 169,000 positions in November
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 2, 2009 3:15 PM CST
Traders work the floor at the New York Stock Exchange on November 27, 2009, in New York City.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Stocks were mixed today after UBS analysts issued bearish comments on leading financial firms and ADP announced that private-sector employment fell by 169,000 jobs in November, higher than forecast, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • The Dow fell 19 points to close at 10,453.
  • The Nasdaq gained 9 points, closing at 2,185.
  • The S&P 500 closed flat at 1,109.