Dow Falls 87 Ahead of Jobs Report
Tomorrow's data on November payrolls may be ugly
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 3, 2009 3:15 PM CST
Traders move about the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the opening bell on Nov. 27.   (AP Photo/Peter Morgan, file)
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(Newser) – Stocks turned lower as service-sector activity contracted in October and traders awaited tomorrow's report on November payrolls, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • The Dow fell 87 points to close at 10,366.
  • The Nasdaq lost 12 points, settling at 2,173.
  • The S&P 500 dropped 9 points, closing at 1,100.