Stocks are all over the place.
Near 11:20 am ET, the Dow was up 35 points, the S&P 500 was up less than 1 points, and the Nasdaq was down 17 points.
Earlier in the session stocks quickly fell deep into negative territory before rebounding.
Pharmaceuticals giant Johnson & Johnson beat analysts’ projections for profits, and slashed its full year guidance due to negative impacts from the strong dollar.
In economic data, March retail sales missed expectations, climbing 0.9%, and 0.5% on a “core” basis excluding auto and gas sales.
And, producer prices climbed 0.2% month-over-month in March as expected. Excluding food and energy, core PPI climbed 0.2%; economist were looking for a 0.1% increase.
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