Indices closed in the green zone on Thursday, June 6, 2019. Stocks stepped up following a report that the White House may postpone tariffs on Mexican goods. On another note, initial jobless claims held steady last week. Labor Department data showed new claims were unchanged at 218,000 for the week ended June 1 as claims for the previous week were upwardly revised to 218,000 from 215,000. Looking ahead, employment numbers for May will be released on Friday.