Nasdaq flirts with 3,000 but slips as manufacturing slows down
PUBLISHED ON: March 1, 2012 | Duration: 22 min, 04 sec
US jobless claims data stand at a 2 year low, but manufacturing sector slows down in February after three months of gains. On the stock markets, Nasdaq flirts with 3,000 but slips below the mark as the markets weaken on manufacturing data. Auto sales zoom ahead in US as major auto companies post gains in Feb. In Europe, leaders kick start 2 days economic summit in Brussels.