Wall Street opened sharply lower but has since pulled back from their lows.
It’s looking to be the third straight day of losses for the three indexes.
Back in the United States, investors are still keeping fingers crossed for another stimulus deal before the presidential election in a mere 19 days.
But it doesn’t look good. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday although Democrats and Republicans “continue to make progress on certain issues,” the two sides “still remain far apart” on others.
On top of that, investors got a mixed bag of economic data Thursday morning.
Meanwhile, the New York Federal Reserve Bank’s manufacturing index came in far lower than expected, while the Philadelphia Fed’s business index beat expectations.