The CNN Money Fear and Greed index showed easing in the fear level among US investors.
US stocks closed lower on Thursday as investors assessed the recent jobs data. Private businesses in the US added 235,000 jobs in December, well above market estimates, the ADP said. US jobless claims also fell to 204,000 in the week ending December 31.
Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) dropped over 6% on Thursday after the company reported Q1 earnings results and issued guidance.