Stocks turned mixed after European leaders put off an aid payment to Greece, adding to investor worry over protraction of the Eurozone debt crisis.
After initially opening lower, the Dow Jones industrial average turn slightly positive. The Dow added 5 points, essentially unchanged at 12,820.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 1 point, or 0.1%, at 1,379. The Nasdaq was down 10 points, or 0.3%, to 2,895.
European finance ministers meeting in Brussels gave Greece an additional two years to meet conditions of its bailout package, the Associated Press reported. But the leaders put off a $40-billion loan to Greece, the AP reported.