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Global Markets Overview - 12 February 2013
By: International Business Times
U.S. STOCKS, BONDS
Declines in energy stocks helped push major benchmarks lower, a soft patch that follows the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index's longest stretch of weekly gains since August.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 35 points, or 0.3%, to 13957 points in afternoon trading. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index shed three points, or 0.2%, to 1515, stepping back from its Friday advance to a five-year high, which capped the benchmark's sixth straight weekly gain.
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