Renewed worries about Europe overshadowed an encouraging U.S. jobs report on Thursday, leaving major stock indexes roughly where they started.
Germany's economy shrank more than expected late last year, and the slowdown in Europe's largest economy deepened the region's ongoing recession. That's a troubling sign for the U.S., because sales to Europe have been a boon for American companies.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 9.52 points, or 0.1 percent, to 13,973.39.
The S&P 500 index edged up 1.05, less than 0.1 percent, to 1,521.38.
The Nasdaq composite rose 1.78, less than 0.1 percent, to 3,198.66.
For the week:
The Dow is down 19.58 points, or 0.1 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 3.45 points, or 0.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 4.79 points, or 0.2 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 869.25 points, or 6.6 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 95.19 points, or 6.7 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 179.15 points, or 5.9 percent.