Investors largely took a wait-and-see approach on Thursday as stocks ended little changed ahead of Friday's key employment report, but tech shares rose on strong earnings from chipmaker Qualcomm
Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was down 8.93 points, or 0.07 percent, at 12,707.53. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was up 1.52 points, or 0.11 percent, at 1,325.61. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> rose 11.24 points, or 0.39 percent, at 2,859.51.
(Reporting By Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Kenneth Barry)