Stocks started the day mixed with just the Nasdaq trading higher Thursday. Investors are waiting for more details on the European Central Bank's plans to stimulate its economy. Fewer Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits than expected last week. The Labor Department said initial jobless claims fell by 8,000 to 287,000. Constellation Brands (STZ) is falling in early trading after missing Q2 earnings expectations. The maker of brands like Robert Mondavi wines and Corona beer also said it plans to buy a glass plant in Mexico from Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) for nearly $300 million. McCormick Company (MKC) reported its Q3 earnings, beating analyst expectations. The spice-maker said its profit jumped 18% driven by strong international sales. The company also raised its full year outlook. Bank of America's (BAC) CEO Brian Moynihan is now also the chairman, effective immediately. Moynihan led the firm through the financial crisis.
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