Jobless claims rise more than expected


Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 16, 2020 in New York City.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 39 points

Jobless claims rise more than expected

Retailers struggle, Microsoft strong

Retailers such as Kohl’s and Nordstrom declined, closing the session down about 1% each. Microsoft added 1% to help lift the Nasdaq. 

What happens next?

Wall Street will try to close out Friday with its fourth weekly gain in five while monitoring the latest news on the coronavirus.

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