Stocks ended pretty much where they started on Wall Street, leaving the market with a weekly loss for the first time since mid-February.
Banks and other financial companies fell Thursday, while telecommunications companies rose.
Wells Fargo gave up 2%, and
In other trading, Sportsman's Warehouse sank 11% after releasing a disappointing forecast.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped a point to 2,035. The Nasdaq composite inched up four points to 4,773.
Trading was relatively quiet ahead of the Easter holiday weekend. U.S. markets will be closed Friday for the Good Friday holiday.