–Stocks decline as investors balance disappointing U.S. data, Spain rescue-loan report
–Private-sector jobs, weekly jobless claims miss views
–IMF reported to be discussing possible contingency plan for Spain
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)–The Dow industrials slid, capping their biggest monthly decline in two years, after downbeat readings on the labor market and business activity.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 26.41 points, or 0.2%, to 12393.45. Stocks turned red minutes before the close Thursday in a choppy session that saw the Dow move 173.39 points from low to high. The blue-chip benchmark fell 6.2% for the month, its biggest monthly retreat …