Market recap: Disappointing data on jobless claims and producer prices, plus a revision from the...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Disappointing data on jobless claims and producer prices, plus a revision from the Philly Fed, sent stocks lower. A big drop in Merck weighed on the Dow. Commodities were mixed, with grains and industrials posting gains while energy and precious metals lost ground. Decliners led advancers on the NYSE by a six to five margin.