Stocks end modestly lower


Socks fell modestly on Thursday, but finished well off their lowest intraday levels after upbeat U.S. economic reports and gains for Hewlett-Packard countered worries about the Fed potentially tapering its bond-buying program. After dropping as much as 127 points, the Dow declined 12.67 points, or 0.1%, to end at 15,294.50.

The RBR Radio Index was down 1.606, or .3%, to 632.801.

The TVBR Television Index was down 12.136, or 2.0%, to 606.738.

Entravision, up 8.1%
Nexstar, up 4.4%
LIN TV, up 4.2%

Beasley, down 4.0%
SBS, down 3.7%
Emmis, down 1.9%