Wall St flat as data offsets bounce in energy (Reuters)

People walk through the rain past the New York Stock Exchange in New York early on Tuesday, March 30, 2010. A second major storm in less than a month continued to drench the east coast as forecasters predicted 'dangerous flooding'. A statue of George Washington is at right. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)Reuters – Stocks barely budged on Wednesday following reports that stoked unease about the health of the labor market and regional manufacturing, offsetting the energy sector’s strength.