Traders work at the new Nasdaq Inc. trading floor of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange (PHLX) inside FMC Tower in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. (Photographer: Charles Mostoller/Bloomberg)

Stocks Mixed as Volumes Dwindle Before Earnings: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) -- Most U.S. equity benchmarks declined amid thin volumes Thursday as investors cast an eye toward the start of earnings season. Treasuries dropped as data confirmed the economy remains...