Stocks were little changed on Thursday as investors digested strong employment data while monitoring U.S.-China trade negotiations.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 49 points, or 0.22%. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite were both down 0.1%.
China and the U.S. have 10 days to reach a trade deal before additional U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods take effect. Those levies would target an additional $156 billion in Chinese goods.